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My House in Senglea513 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 Senglea840 viewsJeanette
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Christmas 1952570 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.516 viewsFrom David Tucker -->Prefect
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Form 2BG 19531192 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 1949678 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 1949538 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 1958966 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 1959603 viewsSunny Micallef, Susan Finch, John Finch.
(See Guestbook)
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Probably 1959879 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 1954661 viewsPhoto © James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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Mellieha Bay 1954 © 1228 viewsGeoff & Angela Bamber with Valerie Fogden
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Camp 1954 © 646 viewsEnsign hauled down by Tony Clark.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Sea Scouts ©642 viewsSt George's Day 1953
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Future THN Members558 viewsTony's sister, Keith Wilson, Phill Rose,Tony Clark.

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TH Fairies506 viewsOutside the Hall, early 50s.
Donated at the recent Reunion by Silvia Holmes
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958764 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 1958728 viewsJohn Holmes, Colin Doyle, Jim Graham, Andrew Lyne.1 commentsPrefect
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Brian Shackleton500 viewsReceiving Form Prize from Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 1 December 1955.Brian Shackleton
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Floriana Scout HQ 1954477 viewsShows the boss in civies, Philip Hannan and yours truly.
Tony Clark
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Senglea Parade 1954564 views Foreground me again, our skipper was John Shepherd, an ERA serving on board HMS Lofoten.
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The Seagulls 1954460 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 Wilson643 viewsFirst day at school September 1950Ann Ross-MacDonald
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Sports Day 1951547 viewsGill Trenhaile, John (Cactus) Wilson, Ann WilsonAnn Ross-MacDonald
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John & Ann Wilson 1951467 viewsAnn Ross-MacDonald
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John Wilson 1954527 viewsDiving off Bighi Rocks.
RFA War Hindoo beyond.
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Ann Wilson 1954446 viewsDiving off Bighi Rocks1 commentsAnn Ross-MacDonald
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Mtarfa 1951556 viewsAnn Wilson, Miss Shelton, Anne BullbeckAnn Ross-MacDonald
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Class 4MG 1954648 viewsEthel Mitchell, Margo Fuller, Leslie Cole, Joy Sellers, Valerie Fogden, Madeline Cousins, Renata Roberts,
Anne Perrin, Dorothy Penfold, Denise Williams, Tessa Dudman, Valerie Bartlett,
Dianne Cottrell, Edna McMillan, and Jennifer Paige.
Photo Ann Wilson
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Cricket Team at Manoel Island 611 viewsJohn Wilson rear left. Peter Reynolds front right.
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Dianne Cottrell & Ann Wilson 1954526 viewsAnn Ross-MacDonald
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Valerie's Party649 views1 commentsRubia
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