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1967 Nelson House Tug'o'War Team667 views2 commentsBrian Gunns08/17/18 at 14:25Chris Willmann: Kevin Franks on the far left
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Outside the Tuck Shop251 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew08/11/18 at 15:21admin: With Mr Houston's VW Kombi watching from behi...
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It was 50 years ago today...291 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 20:29Martin Powell: No sir, I mean yes sir, I mean och aye. He got £10...
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It was 50 years ago today...291 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 15:02Grahame Cain: Is that David Norris at 12:25 with the rifle?
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It was 50 years ago today...291 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 12:52admin: Though filmed in 1968, the film hit UK cinemas in ...
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Going Ashore927 views"Educational" cruise to Istanbul, 1966, in Devonia, formerly the troopship Devonshire.4 commentsPrefect04/19/18 at 11:09NICKHOLLOWAY: Second right from front is Nick Holloway .....Defi...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd1060 viewsRon Leeman, Lee Barraby, Kay Carberry, Tony Stackpoole, Stu Kirkwood, John Nicholas, Johnny Hart, Ian McGuire. 1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 06:11Chris weathered: Remember so well. Im the one in glasses. Chris Hof...
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Sliema Cafe Crowd 1965-66780 views1 commentsDugmore03/13/18 at 06:01Chris weathered: Still have this photo
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Posing outside the Sliema Cafe838 views1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 05:59Chris weathered: Great times I'm the one sitting on the floor ...
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Inside the Pit - circa mid 60's1032 views1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 05:58Chris weathered: My father CPO Hoffmeyer supervised us when it open...
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Ron Leeman & Steve Bolster831 viewsA comparison of now and then.1 commentsronthecoolone03/13/18 at 05:53Chris weathered: Remember you both well from the sliema cafe. Good ...
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Dunera 1967 Singalong860 viewsChris Fairwood1 commentsPrefect11/28/17 at 15:45Chris Howells: I may be in here somewhere.
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Girls Hockey Team 1965-66641 viewsGaynor Hamley, Elizabeth Forrester, Sally Rathmell, Sarah Jeffries,
Robina Hopkinson, Pat Elliot, Kitty Chaytor, Alicia Eichmann, Helen Rourke, Anne Gardiner, Sadie Lendrum, Betty Elliott, Angela Radley.
1 commentsDugmore11/28/17 at 15:27Chris Howells: Was Alicia related to Eddie Eichmann?
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Meleiha 1964759 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells11/27/17 at 14:46Martin Powell: Truly sorry to learn that Chris. Condolences to yo...
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Meleiha 1964759 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.2 commentsChris Howells11/26/17 at 16:40Chris Howells: My sister, Gwyneth, sadly passed away this year. I...
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621220 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect01/17/17 at 15:19Graham Thompson: I'm second from right front row, Vic Chapman ...
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Electioneering? 19691162 viewsTop row is Jim Jones and Bob Campbell. The bottom row is David, Kim, Sherry, Karen and Beverly. I do not know the last names of the last 3.

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1 commentsPrefect08/28/16 at 17:23Karen: Sherry Flatbush, American, Karen Burgess
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The Webmaster collects his O Levels763 viewsFrom HE The Governor, Sir Maurice Dorman. 1962.1 commentsPrefect02/02/16 at 15:23Martin Powell: It's now late afternoon on 2nd Feb 2016, and ...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/28/16 at 05:27fifla1973: Amazing man David. His work and interest in the wo...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/25/16 at 22:05Richard Knapman: Great Guy will be sadly missed hope the site keeps...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/25/16 at 17:05Bryan Sanderson: So very, very sad to hear this news, a true Tal Ha...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/24/16 at 11:14Ivan: Sad news. I have spent hours on this site looking ...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/24/16 at 08:00fifla1973: Sadly David is the second Tal Handaq Colossus we h...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/23/16 at 15:41Peter Doherty: A dedicated gentleman whose superb work building a...
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Tigne 19641308 viewsCathy Johnstone, ?, Rod Deas, Chris Pullen, John (Flash) Moore, ?.
3 commentsLantern01/21/16 at 18:53abigden: Carol Morrison (2nd from left), Brian Jackson (2nd...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 18:47abigden: So sorry to hear the news. He created a great sit...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 15:42OldBat: (Liz Mardel ex Miss McMeeking, Verdala) Sadly us...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1233 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 14:10phillrose: So sad to hear of David's passing, the steady...
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Tigne Beach Summer 1965953 views1 commentsRichard Knapman09/27/15 at 17:38Richard Knapman: Brian Gunns; Tiny Knapman; Flash Moore; Tinys sist...
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Tigne Summer 65868 views1 commentsRichard Knapman09/27/15 at 17:35Richard Knapman: ????
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Tigne Summer 65966 views1 commentsRichard Knapman09/27/15 at 17:31Richard Knapman: Helen Rourke; ? ; ? ; Tiny's sister Linda; Ti...
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1126 views3 commentsRichard Knapman03/24/15 at 13:53Brian Jackson: Looks like me center back!
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