Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Fancy Dress '57 ?1298 viewsTop left,Gail Taench, unknown male, Sheila Grimwood, Graham 'Jack' Stubbs, Geoff Day, Craig Love, Liz Wilkinson, Gordon Campbell.
Front row, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott, Val Bevins, Robin Palmer, unknown girl, and Viv Paynter.
Thanks to Spike Walton for providing names of party goers.
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May Mahood736 viewsEarly 1950sPrefect
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Cubs & Sea Scouts 1946900 viewsHM Dockyard School, Ta'Xbiex, Troop.
Eric Hartley 4th from right, Anthony Clover 4th from left.
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School Uniform873 views1 commentsPrefect
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Eve Priestly, John Guast, Hilary Paynter1039 viewsOutside Cellblock 4AG 1958.
Behind the bars, Sandra Carter.
From David Harvey
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Malcolm Shykles607 viewsWearing the tie.Prefect
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Sea Scouts. March '52772 viewsjane BanksPrefect
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Prizegiving 1955654 viewsPrefect
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Scouts 1949825 viewsAwaiting the arrival of HRH Princess Elizabeth.1 commentsPrefect
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Early days. 1948 - 1950.876 viewsFrom the website of John Sweet.
Link to site
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beach party 2 mid 50s852 viewsGet him out quick,it's time to go !
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Pretty Girl on the beach '561223 viewsUnfortunately,I do not know this lady's name .Please help .
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Thank you Lesley Ancient for telling me this is Anne Ashworth..
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Beach Party mid 50s1031 viewsWho is the volunteer to be buried ?
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Beach party mid 50s1034 viewsAny names please?
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Derek Holness, Girl, Boy, Phill Rose.761 viewsSan Anton 1957.
Phill Rose
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Princess Flats , Msida.1040 viewsAnyone remember them?
Roger Turner
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Christine Turner at Melleiha771 viewsRemember the changing tents!
Roger Turner
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MFV Trip to Comino 19581027 viewsRoger Turner back right.Prefect
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Viv Paynter & Val Bevans845 viewsjane BanksPrefect
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Daphne Wye987 viewsOn her roof at Senglea.3 commentsPrefect
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Elizabeth Allen721 viewsWinter uniform 1957-8.
Marie Allen
Marie Allen
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Prizegiving 1953857 viewsBy Lord Mountbatten
See report
Memoir by Christopher Beavis here.
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Fancy Dress Party '57 ?1324 viewsFrom l-r back row, John Mayes, Mike Eyett, Wendy Scott, Bob Powell, Rita Mayes, Spike Walton, Gillian Shaw, Val Woods, Paul Pond, Joy Sutton .
Sitting front row l-r unknown, unknown, Fag face Bob Blythe, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott and half face of Val Bevins.
Thank you Spike Walton for naming these party goers !
Link to Paul Pond /Jones
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Tal Handaq at Delimara 19561544 viewsjane Banks
Back Row: Dave Edwards. ?. ?. Stan Hill. ?. Jack Stubbs. ?. Roddy Robertson. Taffy Lewis. ?. David Muckart.
Middle Row: ?. ?. Sue Cole. Anne James. Lesley Cole. Norma Leask.
Seated: Jill Watson-Liddel. Jenny Church. Rosemary Richards. ?. Jenny Mclaren. ?. ?.
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Sicily trip 12.April '57869 viewsjane BanksPrefect
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Trip to Sicily/Mount Etna 12 April '57973 viewsLeader Mr Basil Cleaver.
An account of this trip can be found in the R N School Magazine '57
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Link to Account
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Graham Stubbs , Swimming Sports Day ,Ricasoli mid 50s880 viewsjane BanksPrefect
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1032 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
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50s Signatures842 viewsjane BanksPrefect
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1900 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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Form 3A 19511207 viewsPrints available from Malcolm Shykles.Prefect
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Chiswick House920 viewsThe Prep school for Tal Handaq.
Malcolm Shykles.
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