Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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HMS Woodbridge Haven 19594466 viewsIn Sliema Creek with the Minesweeping Squadron.
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1 commentsPrefect02/05/19 at 06:34kenneth c proudlove: Excellent photo, lived in Gazira, and looked out t...
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Batman breadmobile147 viewscirca 1980? Anyone remember this?1 commentsadmin02/01/19 at 21:26admin: It was registered 22095 and subsequently K-2095. I...
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Richard 'Tiny' Knapman 63-66618 viewsSummer of 66 World Cup - Tigne Beach they were good days1 commentsRichard Knapman01/30/19 at 23:32admin: Chris Wheeler-Kirk writes : On behalf of the Knapm...
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IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
7 commentsPrefect01/29/19 at 21:15admin: Clare Gibson's book ARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH A...
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Wartime Memories567 viewsVIEW

IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
7 commentsPrefect01/29/19 at 21:08Martin Powell: ....was about to change dramatically with the adve...
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Wartime Memories567 viewsVIEW

IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
7 commentsPrefect01/29/19 at 21:03admin: Doreen McKeown writes: In the 1920s my mother spen...
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Wartime Memories567 viewsVIEW

IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
7 commentsPrefect01/26/19 at 21:04Martin Powell: ...and another find - in reverse order - VICKY RYL...
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Sliema Creek 1958291 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/01/23/19 at 01:24kenneth c proudlove: Lived in Gzira, and was most empressed with the c...
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Sports Day at Ta Kali 1960548 viewsPete Shepheard & RADM Hetherington.
Also Mr Cleaver, Capt Mannering, Mr Witherspoon & Mr Edgell.
2 commentsPrefect12/28/18 at 12:56Crab: So was I.
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Adrian Worley 1952-20041489 viewsTaken at the Farnborough reunion 1999. Adrian took his own life in Jan 2004 after a long history of health problems, which were not helped by his service in Bosnia.2 commentsMartin Powell12/23/18 at 00:04admin: Adrian at TH HERE and on Gozo trip HERE
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Sheriff who?66 viewsNot a lot of people know this - but Keith Allen, star of stage and screen (at present playing in "Hogarth's Progress" as the older William Hogarth) - and of course Lily Allen's father- went to Verdala in 1960. His autobiog briefly describes his time in Malta (scroll down to chapter 3, page 40) -

HERE

2 commentsadmin11/23/18 at 21:32admin:
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Sheriff who?66 viewsNot a lot of people know this - but Keith Allen, star of stage and screen (at present playing in "Hogarth's Progress" as the older William Hogarth) - and of course Lily Allen's father- went to Verdala in 1960. His autobiog briefly describes his time in Malta (scroll down to chapter 3, page 40) -

HERE

2 commentsadmin11/23/18 at 20:32OldBat: Reminds me of the day when I was on duty in the pl...
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Sports Day at Ta Kali 1960548 viewsPete Shepheard & RADM Hetherington.
Also Mr Cleaver, Capt Mannering, Mr Witherspoon & Mr Edgell.
2 commentsPrefect11/18/18 at 13:42igzignious: I was there.
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Trooper R Martin d. 191863 viewsWhat does Trooper Martin have to do with Malta's part in World War One? Malta, 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' cared for casualties from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns. Martin died like thousands of others - but only after surviving one of the world's first open heart surgeries AND being operated upon by one of the first woman surgeons. He has become famous 100 years later.

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We will remember them.
1 commentsadmin11/11/18 at 00:28admin: ...and even more HERE - click on his photo (with s...
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Prefects 1961751 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 22:36admin: Some names to jog your memory Patricia - from 1962...
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Prefects 1961751 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 21:48PatsyG: Lots of familiar faces here. I've only just ...
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Captans Garage (Captain's?)592 viewsThe sign says Tower Road, but where?1 commentsPrefect09/22/18 at 19:17admin: A secret source refers to it being the corner buil...
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Sculling about254 viewsRob Ross 1970

Taken at Robb Lido, appropriately

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1 commentsadmin09/18/18 at 01:10Chris Willmann: That's how I remember Rob Poss..
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Combined Cadet Force 1978102 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadmin09/07/18 at 00:23Martin Powell: For more CCF and cadet pics use search box for �...
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Combined Cadet Force 1978102 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadmin09/07/18 at 00:17admin: Jim Russell top row 6th from left (RAF). Steve Hal...
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Wartime Memories567 viewsVIEW

IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
7 commentsPrefect09/01/18 at 00:48admin: The BBC People's War site still exists but no...
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Tigne Court Hotel453 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:22admin: Many an hour spent in the Anchor Bar beneath (the ...
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Tigne Court Hotel453 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:16Mitch Hinde: It may have been a bit run down and only three sta...
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1967 Nelson House Tug'o'War Team713 views2 commentsBrian Gunns08/17/18 at 15:25Chris Willmann: Kevin Franks on the far left
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Outside the Tuck Shop406 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew08/11/18 at 16:21admin: With Mr Houston's VW Kombi watching from behi...
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Freshspray & Freshspring 1960 ©76 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/11/18 at 02:19OldBat: CHEEKY!!
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Freshspray & Freshspring 1960 ©76 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 22:20admin: Nonsense Miss, there's nothing wrong with you...
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Freshspray & Freshspring 1960 ©76 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 21:43OldBat: But don't look too closely or you'll see...
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Staff Reunion 1987751 views1 commentsPrefect07/30/18 at 06:21Chris Willmann: "Ratty" Ratcliffe, sure had an impressio...
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Sports Day 1970 or 71492 views...or was it AAA meeting?

Cdr Law, Lt Cdr Cottam, Mr Ransom. Mrs Brierley presenting prize to Dorian Church.

Cindy Voiron Church

1 commentsadmin07/26/18 at 10:49mikew: It looks like sports day at the Marsa stadium. I h...
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Caption competition155 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadmin07/16/18 at 14:51Sailor Boy: "Patch of ice you say, Corporal?"
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Exiles Beach602 viewsPostcard. Aka Balluta Rocks c/w the Green Shed.2 commentsPrefect07/11/18 at 12:04admin: However, the theory re Russian exiles is disputed ...
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