Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Tal Handaq 40-50s (1947 - 1959)
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John Knight, Spike Walton, Jackie Williams, Val Bevans and her parents, Roger Chandler. 568 views1 commentsPrefect10/03/13 at 14:20bass player: To Val's left are, I think, her parents. Far ...
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1956 -58617 viewsJackie, Alan Harris, Brenda, Sheila, David Harvey, Pat, Carol,
Marilyn Williams, Robina Wellard, Pat Mortimore, - Francis? in background
2 commentsPrefect10/03/13 at 07:00Prefect: Not according to what was written on the back.
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1956 -58617 viewsJackie, Alan Harris, Brenda, Sheila, David Harvey, Pat, Carol,
Marilyn Williams, Robina Wellard, Pat Mortimore, - Francis? in background
2 commentsPrefect10/03/13 at 06:15bass player: Is that Angela Carter at bottom right?
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Tom Mailer & Peter Evans500 views1956-71 commentsPrefect08/24/13 at 11:26bass player: I knew both of these blokes. I had no idea we were...
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Probably 19591038 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 commentsPrefect03/23/13 at 01:47Prefect: Others now named as - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, not ...
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Swimming Sports 4813 viewsLesley Cole2 commentsPrefect02/19/13 at 06:53Prefect: Looks like Drake pipped you at the post?
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Swimming Sports 4813 viewsLesley Cole2 commentsPrefect02/19/13 at 06:45John Wilson: I remember it well. The girl on the centre of the ...
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Class 3c 19581249 viewsFrom Dot Hicks. The class teacher was Miss Knight. I am second from the left as you look at the photo. Mary Henderson is on my right, Freida Payne is on her right. Next is Belma Aytek a Turkish girl and the last girl I think was called Eileen.2 commentsPrefect02/09/13 at 04:32valerie easter/snowdon/: I used to know Freida Payne and her brother Cliff ...
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Royal Visit November 1949781 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.2 commentsPrefect01/23/13 at 06:26admin: Presenting the bouquet is Jennifer Dodd
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Royal Visit November 1949621 viewsCdr Miles with HRH Princess Elizabeth.
Pupils from TH and Verdala all assembled at Corradino Canteen, which was reopened following repair of war damage.
2 commentsPrefect11/19/12 at 23:58Prefect: Thanks for that Carole. But there is still the puz...
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Royal Visit November 1949621 viewsCdr Miles with HRH Princess Elizabeth.
Pupils from TH and Verdala all assembled at Corradino Canteen, which was reopened following repair of war damage.
2 commentsPrefect11/19/12 at 17:14carole granite: This was taken at Verdala. I remember that we, Ta...
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? & David Spear Sports Day 1950605 views2 commentsPrefect11/06/12 at 00:15Prefect: Hello Carole, David Spear hasn't registered h...
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? & David Spear Sports Day 1950605 views2 commentsPrefect11/05/12 at 18:06carole granite: I remember David. I attended The school from 1948 ...
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3AG 19581072 views Bernard Goatley (rear left), Christopher Ruoff (leaning on the doorpost), Brian Fuller ( light shorts and dark pullover), Keith Tayton (spectacled).
Photo - Steve Martin via this site.
Names from Brian Fuller who also remembers other class members being - Kathleen Spilsbury, Deirdre Pike, Glenys Metherell, Graham Cake, Robert Smith, John Merriman, Bruce Love, Terence Whitter, Richard Dowling, Peter Franks, Anthony Mullen.
Keith Tayton remembers all the others and was able to recite the class register at the last Reunion in Bath.


2 commentsPrefect08/20/12 at 01:03admin: Brian Lincoln - third from the left.
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Prizegiving 1953857 viewsBy Lord Mountbatten
See report
Memoir by Christopher Beavis here.
2 commentsPrefect07/30/12 at 02:40admin: Memoir by Christopher Beavis here.
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Beach party mid 50s1034 viewsAny names please?
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2 commentsPrefect07/13/12 at 08:35Patrick Kiggell: Boy leaning forward in centre of beach party photo...
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958863 viewsJohn Holmes
Back row. Andrew Lyne, Gordon Campbell, Bob Powell,George Whitehouse, Jock Lawrence, dunno, Craig Love has his hands on the shoulders of John Holmes, then its Jack Stubbs, Mike Eyett, Geoff Day, Roger Chandler, Robin Palmer and Bob Blythe. Kneeling I can't name the first two but with his hand on the ball is Bob Trott. Next to him is Roddy Robertson, then Lewis Thomas, Colin Doyle, and finally, Mike Cane.
5 commentsPrefect06/15/12 at 22:25Canary: Bass player , You were correct it is Mike Cane not...
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Verdala 1954/55720 viewsMe waiting for the school bus in Tower Road. 2 commentsfivestar03/13/12 at 19:35fivestar: Michael Hennessy YOB: 1949
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Verdala 1954/55720 viewsMe waiting for the school bus in Tower Road. 2 commentsfivestar03/12/12 at 16:38OldBat: Who's 'me'?!
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Class 3c 19581249 viewsFrom Dot Hicks. The class teacher was Miss Knight. I am second from the left as you look at the photo. Mary Henderson is on my right, Freida Payne is on her right. Next is Belma Aytek a Turkish girl and the last girl I think was called Eileen.2 commentsPrefect03/09/12 at 09:18Prefect: The boys will have to name themselves! Keith Lamin...
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Daphne Wye987 viewsOn her roof at Senglea.3 commentsPrefect02/23/12 at 14:14Prefect: Daphne was there 1958 - 1961.
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Daphne Wye987 viewsOn her roof at Senglea.3 commentsPrefect02/23/12 at 09:52Jeanette: What year was this I was on a roof 1952/53 13 Safe...
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More names please1282 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect01/12/12 at 09:09Prefect: You can edit your comments Spike and perhaps add a...
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More names please1282 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect01/12/12 at 09:04bass player: I've just noticed that I spelt 'apart�...
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One name (no longer) wanted1745 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect01/12/12 at 08:51bass player: I think it's Roddy Robertson at bottom left. ...
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Margaret Polkinghorne's 15th birthday party1150 viewsMore names needed.5 commentsSheila Evans12/18/11 at 17:03Tina Woodwark: Tina Knight (as was) here. We all looked so tanne...
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Swimming Sports 21186 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect12/01/11 at 11:34Nick Robinson: Goodness, I remember doing my Bronze, Silver and G...
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Swimming Sports 21186 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/30/11 at 06:15Prefect: The old ones are the best.
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Swimming Sports 21186 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/30/11 at 05:40Nick Woodley: You did'nt actually swim in Grand harbour, yo...
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Swimming Sports 21186 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/29/11 at 18:30OldBat: And not before time, obviously!
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Royal Visit November 1949781 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.2 commentsPrefect11/28/11 at 09:38Prefect: And if HRH unveiled a plaque, where is it?... Ther...
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3AG 19581072 views Bernard Goatley (rear left), Christopher Ruoff (leaning on the doorpost), Brian Fuller ( light shorts and dark pullover), Keith Tayton (spectacled).
Photo - Steve Martin via this site.
Names from Brian Fuller who also remembers other class members being - Kathleen Spilsbury, Deirdre Pike, Glenys Metherell, Graham Cake, Robert Smith, John Merriman, Bruce Love, Terence Whitter, Richard Dowling, Peter Franks, Anthony Mullen.
Keith Tayton remembers all the others and was able to recite the class register at the last Reunion in Bath.


2 commentsPrefect10/24/11 at 02:51Prefect: Any logged in member is now able to annotate photo...
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