Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Cdr Miles and HRH Princess Elizabeth 19497061 viewsInstructor Captain A. H. Miles, C.B.E.

Captain and Mrs. Miles left Malta on llth May 1958 after an association with the school since 1934.

Captain Miles was on the staff from 1934 to 1940 when the RN school was at Verdala. After the war he re-opened the school in two houses at Ta'Xbiex; supervised the move to Tal Handaq in 1946; re-started the primary school at Verdala in 1949, and remained as Headmaster until January 1951, by when the school had reached 1,000 pupils. Mrs. Miles was Secretary of the school from 1946 to 1952.

As Fleet Instructor Officer, Captain Miles was then Chairman of the Committee for Malta Service Children's Schools from 1953.

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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 19588241 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Me April 19591544 views...but does anyone know where this is?1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Me in Maroni Street Gzira on the roof 1959441 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Chadwick Lakes 1958388 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Baileys' tennis team at Marsa 1959426 viewsMe in the striped dressvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Dingli Wireless Station February 1960336 viewsWhere my Dad workedvalerie easter/snowdon/
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The new Triton Fountain 1959358 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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The Newman Family 1958356 viewsHeather middle left and Tony went to Tal Handaqvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Sliema Creek 1958332 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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HMS Forth at Christmas 1958375 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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HMS Eagle 1958304 viewsLeaving Grand harbour for Cyprusvalerie easter/snowdon/
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HMS Daring 1958261 viewsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Gnejna Bay 1958291 viewsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Pieta 1958431 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Paradise Bay 1958 489 viewsAbove Paradise Bay with the gang 1958. L-R Sheila Weekes, Cliff Payne, Freda Payne's brother, Margaret Polkinghorne, Me, and Ronnie Fenech whose uncle used to drive the bus. He now lives in Winchester!!! He is my FB friend.2 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Marsaloxkk373 viewsMe with friends at Marsaloxkk 1958valerie easter/snowdon/
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Which school?434 viewsDoes anyone know which school and where this could have been taken ?1 commentsLindab
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School uniform 391 viewsIs this the school uniform ? It was taken in 1951. I am trying to find out what RNS my sister Betty (Elizabeth) Blakelock attended 1 commentsLindab
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Golden Bay424 viewsThe Toms family and friends at Golden Bay 1954Podge
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Summer 1954434 viewsRoger Toms with 2nd Sliema Scouts 1954 names required1 commentsPodge
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Malta '54433 viewsRoger Toms with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge
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380 viewsMyself standing with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge
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Mike Lyman 1957 - 1960609 viewsPrefect
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Peter Sheldrake & Barry Horder 796 views Tal Handak Sports Day, Wednesday 21st May 1952 at Manoel Island.1 commentsPrefect
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Heather Marriott and John Clark544 viewsSt Julian's c 1953.
Photo from the late John Clark.
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David Chambers - Neil Atkinson - Bruce Williams648 views At Robb Lido 1958.Prefect
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Wendy Scott c1956828 viewsPeter Evans
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1152 views5 commentsjknight
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Sea Scouts visit the aircraft carrier USS Wasp in Grand Harbour712 views1 commentsjknight
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Play time in the school field!793 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight
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