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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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Margaret Polkinghorne's 15th birthday party1186 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 21226 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect12/01/11 at 11:34Nick Robinson: Goodness, I remember doing my Bronze, Silver and G...
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Swimming Sports 21226 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/30/11 at 06:15Prefect: The old ones are the best.
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Swimming Sports 21226 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/30/11 at 05:40Nick Woodley: You did'nt actually swim in Grand harbour, yo...
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Swimming Sports 21226 viewsLesley Cole7 commentsPrefect11/29/11 at 18:30OldBat: And not before time, obviously!
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Royal Visit November 1949815 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.

See also HERE

...and HERE
2 commentsPrefect11/28/11 at 09:38Prefect: And if HRH unveiled a plaque, where is it?... Ther...
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3AG 19581113 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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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/29/11 at 16:09OldBat: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nice one Martin!
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/28/11 at 12:56Martin Powell: Obviously as an air hostess she kept young by flyi...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/28/11 at 06:05Prefect: Ignore him Miss. Reference to the Member List Paul...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/27/11 at 17:01Martin Powell: Pauline H in 1st yr 1959?? She not that old? That ...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/19/11 at 01:25Prefect: His left or viewer's left?
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman05/18/11 at 19:01OldBat: That looks suspiciously like Pauline Hargreaves to...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman02/28/11 at 14:35Prefect: Well I'll leave you two to argue it out! ...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman02/28/11 at 14:27deco.rise: I am sure it's 59. This pic is on my link too...
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1849 viewsTal Handak Class 1DG 1958 - 1959

Lt. Cdr. Law
12 commentsBillPutman02/27/11 at 13:25Bill Putman: On reflection I think this may have been 1958. I a...
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Cubs & Sea Scouts 1946934 viewsHM Dockyard School, Ta'Xbiex, Troop.
Eric Hartley 4th from right, Anthony Clover 4th from left.
1 commentsPrefect02/12/11 at 06:52Prefect: From Anthony Clover - Good heavens! This is a ph...
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One name (no longer) wanted1805 viewsMalcom Hill6 commentsPrefect02/01/11 at 13:36Prefect: From Richard Beavis. Front left is not my brother...
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Prizegiving 1953892 viewsBy Lord Mountbatten
See report
Memoir by Christopher Beavis here.
2 commentsPrefect02/01/11 at 13:33Prefect: From Richard Beavis. The boy receiving the prize i...
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Spike1136 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect12/08/10 at 17:27bass player: I knew that. I just wanted to see if you were payi...
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Beach Party mid 50s1063 viewsWho is the volunteer to be buried ?
jane Banks
3 commentsPrefect12/08/10 at 17:21bass player: Yes it does, although in Aden the expression is Sh...
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Beach Party mid 50s1063 viewsWho is the volunteer to be buried ?
jane Banks
3 commentsPrefect11/20/10 at 00:46wrymouth: Looks like Marigold Barratt with the large corkscr...
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More names please1317 viewsMalcolm Hill5 commentsPrefect11/20/10 at 00:36wrymouth: Andrew Lyne on the extreme left
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Spike1136 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect11/20/10 at 00:28wrymouth: Spike the chap on your right is Geoff Gibbons. Gla...
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958893 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 commentsPrefect11/20/10 at 00:10wrymouth: I am pretty sure that the chap next to Mike Kane i...
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The Seagulls 1954552 viewsThis was my patrol, , back row L to R Tony Clark, Philip ? , Geoff Bamber, front row Ronnie Whitaker and Brian Self.
3 commentsTony Clark11/07/10 at 17:32Martin Powell: See also Paul Fuller's wartime duties of a Se...
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The Seagulls 1954552 viewsThis was my patrol, , back row L to R Tony Clark, Philip ? , Geoff Bamber, front row Ronnie Whitaker and Brian Self.
3 commentsTony Clark11/06/10 at 09:03Prefect: Robin's pic is HERE
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The Seagulls 1954552 viewsThis was my patrol, , back row L to R Tony Clark, Philip ? , Geoff Bamber, front row Ronnie Whitaker and Brian Self.
3 commentsTony Clark11/06/10 at 08:51robinwilliams: Any more on Dockyard Sea Scouts please as I was in...
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958893 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 commentsPrefect10/08/10 at 16:25bass player: As you know Admin, my life has been spent in praye...
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958893 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 commentsPrefect10/07/10 at 13:43Prefect: Neither can we Spike. What would we do without you...
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Rugby at Ta Kali 1958893 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 commentsPrefect10/07/10 at 11:10bass player: Back row. Andrew lyne, Gordon Campbell, Bob Powell...
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TH Fairies606 viewsOutside the Hall, early 50s.
Donated at the recent Reunion by Silvia Holmes
1 commentsPrefect10/01/10 at 05:40OldBat: These were obviously some of the infant/junior chi...
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