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645 viewsDockyard Sea Scout 1953robinwilliams
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Class 3c 1958988 viewsFrom Dot Hicks. The class teacher was Miss Knight. I am second from the left as you look at the photo. Mary Henderson is on my right, Freida Payne is on her right. Next is Belma Aytek a Turkish girl and the last girl I think was called Eileen.2 commentsPrefect
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Verdala 1954/55591 viewsMe waiting for the school bus in Tower Road. 2 commentsfivestar
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Dilwara925 viewsgoing home 1953. Jeanette
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On board Dilwara687 viewsWe came home by Dilwara whether it was because we came home early was suppose to be here Three years only one year done. I wasn't very old coming home, but we did have lessons aboard and used to have to put life jackets onJeanette
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Mrs Denford, Mrs Stow 606 viewsThis is Senglea I believe and young girl Sally not sure who the other people are. HMS Cleopatra is my Naval Stepfathers ship.Jeanette
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Swimming in Senglea1162 viewsDavid swimming in the harbour with Floriana at back.Jeanette
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Mellieha (Ghadira)740 viewsAugust 1952 Mellieha Church righthand side background
Colin & Marian Stow, David and Jeanette Chilcott
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Jeanette on the Bastion Wall1491 viewsJeanette
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My House in Senglea470 viewsWhen we arrived in Senglea our home for supposed to be three years was 13 Safe Haven St Senglea. We came home after a year 1952-53Jeanette
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1952 Senglea796 viewsJeanette
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Christmas 1952518 viewsChristmas Party H.M.S.Euryalus David and Digby, David chewing his nails and Digby just in frontJeanette
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2BG 1953- names on the back.459 viewsFrom David Tucker -->Prefect
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Form 2BG 19531109 viewsHarry Brill Edwards, Ron Colwill , Davis Smith, David Jones, Patricia Cunliffe, George Mullings
Jenny Churcher , Patrick O Keefe, Maureen Palmer, Stuart Hodkinson , David Tucker
J Ballyn, J Greaves, D Sylvester, B Y Steele, M Peters, D Kimpton, Wendy L Clarke, V Freeman
R Daniels, D Finlay, Joan(?) Fountain, A Cox, J Soffe
Kay Clay (form teacher who operated the camera)
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Royal Visit November 1949616 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.2 commentsPrefect
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Royal Visit November 1949491 viewsCdr Miles with HRH Princess Elizabeth.
Pupils from TH and Verdala all assembled at Corradino Canteen, which was reopened following repair of war damage.
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3AG 1958890 views Bernard Goatley (rear left), Christopher Ruoff (leaning on the doorpost), Brian Fuller ( light shorts and dark pullover), Keith Tayton (spectacled).
Photo - Steve Martin via this site.
Names from Brian Fuller who also remembers other class members being - Kathleen Spilsbury, Deirdre Pike, Glenys Metherell, Graham Cake, Robert Smith, John Merriman, Bruce Love, Terence Whitter, Richard Dowling, Peter Franks, Anthony Mullen.
Keith Tayton remembers all the others and was able to recite the class register at the last Reunion in Bath.


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Sliema 1959537 viewsSunny Micallef, Susan Finch, John Finch.
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Probably 1959818 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, not sure, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , not sure, Valerie Lawrence ....
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Val Fogden, Angela & Geoff Bamber 1954625 viewsPhoto © James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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Mellieha Bay 1954 © 1171 viewsGeoff & Angela Bamber with Valerie Fogden
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Camp 1954 © 606 viewsEnsign hauled down by Tony Clark.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Sea Scouts ©603 viewsSt George's Day 1953
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Future THN Members522 viewsTony's sister, Keith Wilson, Phill Rose,Tony Clark.

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TH Fairies461 viewsOutside the Hall, early 50s.
Donated at the recent Reunion by Silvia Holmes
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958707 viewsJohn Holmes
Back row. Andrew Lyne, Gordon Campbell, Bob Powell,George Whitehouse, Jock Lawrence, dunno, Craig Love has his hands on the shoulders of John Holmes, then its Jack Stubbs, Mike Eyett, Geoff Day, Roger Chandler, Robin Palmer and Bob Blythe. Kneeling I can't name the first two but with his hand on the ball is Bob Trott. Next to him is Roddy Robertson, then Lewis Thomas, Colin Doyle, and finally, Mike Cane.
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5G 1958668 viewsJohn Holmes, Colin Doyle, Jim Graham, Andrew Lyne.1 commentsPrefect
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Brian Shackleton467 viewsReceiving Form Prize from Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 1 December 1955.Brian Shackleton
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Floriana Scout HQ 1954442 viewsShows the boss in civies, Philip Hannan and yours truly.
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Senglea Parade 1954519 views Foreground me again, our skipper was John Shepherd, an ERA serving on board HMS Lofoten.
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The Seagulls 1954420 viewsThis was my patrol, , back row L to R Tony Clark, Philip ? , Geoff Bamber, front row Ronnie Whitaker and Brian Self.
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Ann Wilson598 viewsFirst day at school September 1950Ann Ross-MacDonald
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