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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.

Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)


261 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2020
Album viewed 24695 times

Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)


426 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2020
Album viewed 57104 times

Tal Handaq 70s (1970 - 1978)


160 files, last one added on Apr 26, 2020
Album viewed 35002 times

Staff (All periods)


96 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2021
Album viewed 36291 times

Music & Drama


120 files, last one added on May 29, 2015
Album viewed 9588 times



Next one 3rd Sept 2016 at Bath Uni. Email viv@dmeventservices.co.uk for info and to join reunion database or contact members.

167 files, last one added on Jan 03, 2021
Album viewed 12033 times

The Archive - Magazines, Documents, Memoirs, History.


65 files, last one added on Oct 01, 2020
Album viewed 8325 times

Other Service Schools and TH in Later Years


Verdala, Tigne, St Andrew's, Luqa, Mtarfa.

170 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2020
Album viewed 14059 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Last comments - Tal Handaq
Staff 19581003 views6 commentsPrefect02/23/21 at 00:19alexander: my 1 st year 1EG
Staff 1959726 views1 commentsPrefect02/23/21 at 00:18alexander: my 2nd year 2AM
John Nicholas 1962969 viewsWith Sandy & Mum in the green Anglia 303542 commentsPrefect02/19/21 at 22:51Martin Powell: Mike Wynn (aka mikew) writes with sadness to repor...
Videos from 2005 before demolition130 viewsA reminder to view Bruce Williams' TH website and watch videos donated by Lynn Mentiply.

The blue link should land on Bruce's video page, then scroll down the page. There are five to watch not including the one at the foot of the page which is not playing.

Be sure to check out the rest of his site via the Home button in the photo of Bruce near the top of his page.
2 commentsadmin10/02/20 at 10:51admin:

Last additions - Tal Handaq
Mr Bob Dickerson 1928-2020135 viewsKeith Dickerson writes..."It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Robert (Bob) Dickerson, Art Teacher and later Head of the Art Department at Tal Handaq from 1958-1968, passed away at the age of 92 on 19 December 2020.
Bob returned to the UK on 4 July 2018 after living in Malta, Cyprus, Sardinia and Rome with his 2nd wife Brenda for over 40 years. He moved into sheltered accommodation in Ipswich in August 2018 and continued painting until the end of his life. He moved into a nursing home in October 2020 where unfortunately he caught COVID-19.
His funeral will be held at Ipswich Crematorium at 3.15pm this Friday 8 January. Please let me know if you'd like to come as we still have a few places available.
Alternatively you can watch the webcast of the funeral live HERE (https://www.obitus.com/)
Username: Hupo1313
Password: 754763

I have also created a dropbox folder containing over 100 photos of Bob taken during his life HERE
If you have any other photos of Bob please send them to me via Admin and I will upload them.
Best wishes, Keith Dickerson"
adminJan 07, 2021
From the archives - the 68-71 team reunions111 viewsWith thanks to Judith Chitty Blair and Bob Callaghan.

See THIS PAGE and the other headers there.

adminJan 03, 2021
"Schoolies" - hot off the press150 viewsSelected Stories of the Royal Navy Instructor Officers' Association (RNIOA)

Also contains some jottings by Miss Yule (viewable here on THN too)

Buy your copy HERE

Tell them we sent you !!
adminDec 06, 2020
Restoration of the Verdala "lantern"...144 views...by the Malta Restoration Directorate, 2020...

...but not yet on their WEBSITE

adminNov 24, 2020

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