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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197303/04/18 at 11:08Chris Howells: Off topic again like Ivan! Ivan what squadron was ...
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Form 3F October 19752007 viewsRuth Markwell1 commentsPrefect10/13/17 at 16:42Frenchcol: I was so young !
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Safi Youth Club 1978602 viewsHeidi Hipperson and Debbie Smeeton1 commentsKevin Perkin10/27/16 at 10:55fifla1973: I can't believe the paintings on the wall rem...
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Married Quarters Luqa 2 site.411 viewsThis particular block faced the tennis courts and was where Chris Dillion lived. We had many a battle on the courts themselves with Pete Whiting and Dave Phillips. Picture taken 9th October 2014.1 commentsfifla197304/17/16 at 11:00igzignious: I lived in the middle flat behind the palms, 16AMQ...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1106 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell01/17/16 at 14:27ray pelan: cindy church 4th on left bottom row, im Ray Pelanl...
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761142 views3 commentsPrefect12/16/15 at 18:09derek63: Well hello Denise! I'd like to say I remember...
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761142 views3 commentsPrefect08/29/15 at 06:42niecey57@hotmail.com: I am the Asian girl sitting on Miss Ash's lef...
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My Sister & Friends2412 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
From cfaux.
10 commentsPrefect06/16/15 at 04:15Prefect: 38 Squadron Shackleton visit.
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My Sister & Friends2412 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
From cfaux.
10 commentsPrefect06/15/15 at 21:50Cezza: I lived at No 1 Shangri La Flats ( bottom left as ...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1106 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:28Prefect: You are now tagged.
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1106 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell04/30/15 at 14:18Vic Weekes: I'm (Victor Weekes) 3rd from the right bottom...
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Three girls in Valletta822 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/15/15 at 17:54fifla1973: That's nice that you're still in touch. ...
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Three girls in Valletta822 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/04/15 at 11:15Lynn Cornforth: You're welcome - I was with Heather a few wee...
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Three girls in Valletta822 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197303/03/15 at 19:57fifla1973: Lynn, I think you might be right. Heather rings a ...
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Three girls in Valletta822 viewsPhoto taken November 1973. I think one of them is called Diedre, another Cathy (my then girlfriend in the middle) and the third's name escapes me. I left the island the next day. 4 commentsfifla197302/25/15 at 18:45Lynn Cornforth: I think it's Lynn Wilkins and not Deidre but ...
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2 site NAAFI or is it?626 viewsThe building in question is in the middle of the shot and I took the picture from down the road going away from the building at about 7:30.2 commentsfifla197311/27/14 at 12:24Ivan: fifla1973 - thanks for that. You're right, th...
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2 site NAAFI or is it?626 viewsThe building in question is in the middle of the shot and I took the picture from down the road going away from the building at about 7:30.2 commentsfifla197311/27/14 at 07:02Prefect: An enlarged view!
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Luqa 2 site Sick Quarters or NAAFI?535 viewsAlthough this photo shows clearly a Sick Quarters I am not sure this wasn't the NAAFI in 1973; any ideas? 1 commentsfifla197311/25/14 at 17:55Ivan: Still fascinated by all these photos of 2 Site. Us...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/23/14 at 01:50cfaux: that bring back memory my dad was a flt sgt w...
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SS Uganda (Not)495 viewsIn 1973 this ship was used for Tal Handaq school trips to Greece etc. my girlfriend was on board at the time as I waited for her to come back (hence the picture). Apparently the girls were chased back to the ship in Greece because of their attire (hot pants and mini skirts). The ship was scrapped in the 1980s but I guess memories live on! 2 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 09:42fifla1973: Oh sorry about that I always thought it was called...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 09:11Ivan: I couldn't say, I've never used or seen ...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 07:59Prefect: Thank you. Wouldn't want it to be like Facebo...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/20/14 at 07:14Ivan: Thanks for that. Instructions copied and saved! I ...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 23:14Prefect: Wouldn't want to disappoint you Ivan. Here is...
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SS Uganda (Not)495 viewsIn 1973 this ship was used for Tal Handaq school trips to Greece etc. my girlfriend was on board at the time as I waited for her to come back (hence the picture). Apparently the girls were chased back to the ship in Greece because of their attire (hot pants and mini skirts). The ship was scrapped in the 1980s but I guess memories live on! 2 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 22:19Prefect: Sorry but its not Uganda. Looks like one of the Ti...
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Combined Cadet Force RAF366 viewsThe shoulder tapes for our CCF.

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1 commentsbmale2211/19/14 at 20:26fifla1973: Bill when were you at Tal Handaq? I was with the S...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats473 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 19:24fifla1973: Our girlfriends lived on 1 site too. Many nights s...
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Len Moscrop and Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973828 viewsThis was taken in July 1973 at the Sgt's mess part of Kalafrana beach club. Amazing that there were Officers' , Sgts' and other ranks' beaches. My Dad was a corporal, my best mate's Dad was a Flt Sgt and our Girlfriends' Dads were officers and believe it or not I was asked to leave the Sgt's' beach because of the rank of my Dad; no wonder I am a socialist!7 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 18:23Ivan: Quite. Have a look at my comments - Tal Handaq, 19...
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Luqa 2 Site Sgt's Mess?475 viewsI believe this was the Sgt's mess. The picture taken from roughly the NAAFI building on 9th October 20154 commentsfifla197311/19/14 at 08:39Ivan: I recall coming back from Valletta on Saturday nig...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats473 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 18:01Prefect: Roger, Wilco. That must have been an inspiring vie...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats473 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 17:50Ivan: 1 Site was the main site for RAF Luqa (entrance at...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats473 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 15:30Prefect: For the benefit of us non-RAF types, where exactly...
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