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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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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1246 views5 commentsjknight02/17/17 at 20:40PatsyG: 2nd row, standing far left - Mr Stanley, our Comme...
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Italy Trip 1958667 views3 commentsPrefect10/04/16 at 21:20explorerD: Roger Mantle, with his arms folded, was my brother...
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Lady Mountbatten894 viewsNot sure if I or my sister Denise is in this photo
but taken in school hall probably 1953.
Including, Jennifer Paige, Ethel Mitchell, Valerie Fogden, Marilyn Hawkins.
5 commentsrobinwilliams04/21/16 at 08:06marilyn: I am third from left. Marilyn Hawkins. I have no i...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman03/25/15 at 06:09beer242: l am the one in the gymslip sitting on the end cha...
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The Shepheard Family 1958 - 1961888 views3 commentsPrefect11/18/14 at 14:25John Kirby: I remember Mr & Mrs Shepherd in Malta - my parents...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1246 views5 commentsjknight11/07/14 at 17:26bass player: At the top and second from the left is Mr. Tierney...
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On the beach again981 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/07/14 at 17:17bass player: Gordon, it didn't show on the outside but on ...
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1374 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 banks11/03/14 at 17:07wrymouth: I remember Jack very well. We were in the same hou...
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On the beach again981 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/03/14 at 16:58wrymouth: Spike as I recall you were not the slightest bit s...
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Play time in the school field!856 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 13:43Prefect: The software in comments is censorious so I have p...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1246 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 13:32Prefect: Could be Autumn 1959 though was in the 1960 Magazi...
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Staff Photo in front of School Hall 1959?1246 views5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:14jknight: Front row from left - ?, Lt Cdr Arthur, ?, Gordon ...
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Sea Scouts visit the aircraft carrier USS Wasp in Grand Harbour769 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:08jknight: A mixture of RN School and Dockyard Sea Scouts. Jo...
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Play time in the school field!856 viewsPete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and Diana Dick seated on top.2 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:02jknight: Pete Alden with Rita Mays, Joy Sutton (rear) and D...
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Roller skating at Rocky Vale832 viewsDiana Dick, John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Palmer5 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 11:00jknight: Diana (...), John Knight, Alec Downs and Robin Pal...
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Lady Mountbatten inspects Sea Scouts623 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:57jknight: Speaking to Troup Leader Trevor Bailey, Skipper To...
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Admiral Mountbatten boards TS Egmont for commissioning.561 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:47jknight: I am one of the bosun's pipes
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RN Sea Scouts row Lord Rowallan ashore from TS Egmont534 views1 commentsjknight10/06/14 at 10:44jknight: John Knight bow oar, Malcolm Savage cox?
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Chief Scout Lord Rowallan visits TS Egmont512 viewsThe story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.1 commentsjknight09/28/14 at 16:10Prefect: The story of Tal Handaq Sea Scouts is here.
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1072 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
jane Banks
2 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 16:46Prefect: OK, I've flipped it.
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1957 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

jane Banks
7 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 14:29jknight: This would have been winter 57/58 when I was in lo...
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6th Form Boys v Girls Hockey Match 1072 viewsManoel Island 20th December 1957.
There is a photo of these player's signatures on this site .
jane Banks
2 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 14:17jknight: I think this was 6th form boys versus girls hockey...
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More names please1317 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect09/27/14 at 13:51jknight: I have the very back row as Mathews, Powell and Ri...
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One name (no longer) wanted1805 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:23Prefect: Thanks JK, I have changed the annotations.
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One name (no longer) wanted1805 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect09/22/14 at 18:18jknight: Front left is Cecil Ware not Chris Beavis. Front r...
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Spike on Tea Chest701 viewsWorking Title before Rock Islanders?4 commentsPeter Evans08/04/14 at 15:06Prefect: No Joseph, this is Tal Handaq School near Qormi. P...
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Spike on Tea Chest701 viewsWorking Title before Rock Islanders?4 commentsPeter Evans08/04/14 at 13:30Joseph J. Meli: This is Ball Street in Paceville...
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Spike on Tea Chest701 viewsWorking Title before Rock Islanders?4 commentsPeter Evans06/29/14 at 06:39Prefect: I think we were compelled to wear socks with sanda...
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Marigold Barrett & Spike Walton655 viewsItaly Trip 1957.1 commentsPeter Evans06/28/14 at 22:24bass player: Another photo I can't remember. Marigold was ...
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Spike on Tea Chest701 viewsWorking Title before Rock Islanders?4 commentsPeter Evans06/28/14 at 22:21bass player: I have no memory of this picture. I think it'...
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3BG 19581066 views1 commentsRubia06/23/14 at 18:18Sheila Evans: I remember Pat Jones in the summer uniform but I d...
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Valerie's Party757 views1 commentsRubia06/23/14 at 18:16Sheila Evans: Sue, Valerie and Pat, I don't know the other ...
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