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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale794 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight09/18/19 at 00:20kenneth c proudlove: Nelson, Drake, stevenson,
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale794 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight09/18/19 at 00:20kenneth c proudlove: Nelson, Drake, stevenson,
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1339 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.
5 commentsjane banks09/13/19 at 08:13Geoff Day: Admin : Very sadly noted....comment amended.
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1339 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.
5 commentsjane banks09/13/19 at 00:59admin: Gordon (Wrymouth) and Geoff, very sad to report th...
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1339 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.
5 commentsjane banks09/12/19 at 15:14Geoff Day: I remember Jack very well too, there are very few ...
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale794 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight09/08/19 at 22:11admin: Kenneth I have sent you a pm by email - but you ma...
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale794 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight09/06/19 at 01:57kenneth c proudlove: What a very sad looking, Robin Palmer, anyone know...
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Sliema Creek 1958357 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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Probably 19591054 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
3 commentsPrefect07/02/18 at 17:46admin: Thank you Patsy.
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Probably 19591054 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
3 commentsPrefect06/23/18 at 05:03PatsyG: Dawn Fear, seated 3rd from left. Pauline Green fa...
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Me April 19591602 views...but does anyone know where this is?1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:28Sheila Evans: I only know where it is not.
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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 19589909 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:25Sheila Evans: Nice one of your mum Val and I remember that dress...
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Me in Maroni Street Gzira on the roof 1959485 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/27/18 at 13:21Sheila Evans: Happy days, good friends and great music.
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Pieta 1958447 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/04/03/18 at 19:22admin: The RFA aficionados say definitely a Ranger class ...
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Paradise Bay 1958 505 viewsAbove Paradise Bay with the gang 1958. L-R Sheila Weekes, Cliff Payne, Freda Payne's brother, Margaret Polkinghorne, Me, and Ronnie Fenech whose uncle used to drive the bus. He now lives in Winchester!!! He is my FB friend.2 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/31/18 at 15:04valerie easter/snowdon/: Yes Sheila and I found each other again 52 years!!...
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Pieta 1958447 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/31/18 at 15:00valerie easter/snowdon/: It is She but the one also in the photo is an RFA ...
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Chadwick Lakes 1958411 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:53Sheila Evans: I never went there back in the school days.
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The new Triton Fountain 1959383 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:50Sheila Evans: Nice to know it has been restored and looks lovely...
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HMS Forth at Christmas 1958396 views1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:45Sheila Evans: The Forth was great with all her lights on at Chri...
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Pieta 1958447 viewsLooks like an RFA ship.3 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:40Sheila Evans: HMS Ausonia Val.
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Paradise Bay 1958 505 viewsAbove Paradise Bay with the gang 1958. L-R Sheila Weekes, Cliff Payne, Freda Payne's brother, Margaret Polkinghorne, Me, and Ronnie Fenech whose uncle used to drive the bus. He now lives in Winchester!!! He is my FB friend.2 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/03/11/18 at 16:36Sheila Evans: We are still going strong Val, Maggie and myse...
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School uniform 400 viewsIs this the school uniform ? It was taken in 1951. I am trying to find out what RNS my sister Betty (Elizabeth) Blakelock attended 1 commentsLindab02/09/18 at 21:51Martin Powell: Not sure about the beret but the blazer is Verdala...
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Which school?446 viewsDoes anyone know which school and where this could have been taken ?1 commentsLindab02/09/18 at 21:48Martin Powell: Badge is definitely TH or Verdala. Outside a house...
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1803 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

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12 commentsBillPutman01/24/18 at 10:03pixelshot: Beer242...Yes Carol and l were great pals met up w...
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Summer 1954450 viewsRoger Toms with 2nd Sliema Scouts 1954 names required1 commentsPodge11/25/17 at 14:59phillrose: There was a scout hut in Tigne Barracks, was this ...
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Daphne Wye995 viewsOn her roof at Senglea.3 commentsPrefect11/11/17 at 09:57alexander: i stayed there in st josephes street 57/60 a crowd...
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Malta '54445 viewsRoger Toms with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge10/16/17 at 09:29Podge: Myself on the right and David at the Masa club
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392 viewsMyself standing with David ? At the Marsa club.1 commentsPodge10/16/17 at 09:27Podge: Myself standing with David ? At the Marsa club.
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Peter Sheldrake & Barry Horder 809 views Tal Handak Sports Day, Wednesday 21st May 1952 at Manoel Island.1 commentsPrefect06/16/17 at 20:25billkby: That's odd I was there in 1952 but don't...
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Cubs mid 50s756 viewsPat Fairbairn1 commentsPrefect06/16/17 at 13:14billkby: I remember being in1st Tal Handaq cubs around 1953...
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Scouts 1949833 viewsAwaiting the arrival of HRH Princess Elizabeth.1 commentsPrefect03/25/17 at 14:13DZ5591: Some of my class there in the cubs row: Ian Wood? ...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1178 views5 commentsjknight03/03/17 at 17:37deco.rise: I was there in 1959. Remember Cpt Mannering & Lt C...
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