Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Trooper R Martin d. 191814 viewsWhat does Trooper Martin have to do with Malta's part in World War One? Malta, 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' cared for casualties from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns. Martin died like thousands of others - but only after surviving one of the world's first open heart surgeries AND being operated upon by one of the first woman surgeons. He has become famous 100 years later.

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We will remember them.
1 commentsadmin11/11/18 at 00:28admin: ...and even more HERE - click on his photo (with s...
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Prefects 1961731 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 22:36admin: Some names to jog your memory Patricia - from 1962...
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Prefects 1961731 views2 commentsbernardhoctor 11/05/18 at 21:48PatsyG: Lots of familiar faces here. I've only just ...
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Captans Garage (Captain's?)586 viewsThe sign says Tower Road, but where?1 commentsPrefect09/22/18 at 19:17admin: A secret source refers to it being the corner buil...
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Sculling about226 viewsRob Ross 1970

Taken at Robb Lido, appropriately

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1 commentsadmin09/18/18 at 01:10Chris Willmann: That's how I remember Rob Poss..
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Combined Cadet Force 197867 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadmin09/07/18 at 00:23Martin Powell: For more CCF and cadet pics use search box for �...
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Combined Cadet Force 197867 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadmin09/07/18 at 00:17admin: Jim Russell top row 6th from left (RAF). Steve Hal...
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Wartime Memories542 viewsVIEW

IRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA GAUCI
+ chapter 2
BILL RICKARD

LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES
3 commentsPrefect09/01/18 at 00:48admin: The BBC People's War site still exists but no...
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Tigne Court Hotel446 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:22admin: Many an hour spent in the Anchor Bar beneath (the ...
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Tigne Court Hotel446 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:16Mitch Hinde: It may have been a bit run down and only three sta...
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1967 Nelson House Tug'o'War Team688 views2 commentsBrian Gunns08/17/18 at 15:25Chris Willmann: Kevin Franks on the far left
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Outside the Tuck Shop304 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew08/11/18 at 16:21admin: With Mr Houston's VW Kombi watching from behi...
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Freshspray & Freshspring 196044 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

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3 commentsadmin08/11/18 at 02:19OldBat: CHEEKY!!
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Freshspray & Freshspring 196044 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 22:20admin: Nonsense Miss, there's nothing wrong with you...
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Freshspray & Freshspring 196044 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadmin08/10/18 at 21:43OldBat: But don't look too closely or you'll see...
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Staff Reunion 1987743 views1 commentsPrefect07/30/18 at 06:21Chris Willmann: "Ratty" Ratcliffe, sure had an impressio...
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Sports Day 1970 or 71463 views...or was it AAA meeting?

Cdr Law, Lt Cdr Cottam, Mr Ransom. Mrs Brierley presenting prize to Dorian Church.

Cindy Voiron Church

1 commentsadmin07/26/18 at 10:49mikew: It looks like sports day at the Marsa stadium. I h...
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Caption competition112 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadmin07/16/18 at 14:51Sailor Boy: "Patch of ice you say, Corporal?"
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Exiles Beach598 viewsPostcard. Aka Balluta Rocks c/w the Green Shed.2 commentsPrefect07/11/18 at 12:04admin: However, the theory re Russian exiles is disputed ...
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Probably 19591006 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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Fishers of men188 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 17:42admin: No, New Testament. I forget gospel & verse but it&...
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Fishers of men188 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 16:35Sailor Boy: NT? National Trust?
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Safi Youth Club 1978770 viewsHeidi Hipperson and Debbie Smeeton2 commentsKevin Perkin06/30/18 at 13:42terry hodgson: this photo of Debbie and friend must have been bef...
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Probably 19591006 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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Safi Youth Club 1978665 views1 commentsKevin Perkin06/21/18 at 18:54terry hodgson: the first photo the guy on the left I remember him...
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HMS Euryalus 1950736 views1 commentsDavid Woolfenden06/11/18 at 18:19David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden was Sgt Major Royal Mar...
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Passing the Mail391 viewsEuryalus - Vigo 1952
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1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 18:15David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the Euryalus ...
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HMS Bermuda419 views1 commentsPrefect06/11/18 at 18:11David Woolfenden: My father Harry Woolfenden served on the HMS Bermu...
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Coronation party 1953128 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrab05/30/18 at 18:49Crab: Can't testify 100% to precise location, only ...
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Coronation party 1953128 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrab05/29/18 at 21:44OldBat: Great photo - but was it really taken at the schoo...
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It was 50 years ago today...324 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

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3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 21:29Martin Powell: No sir, I mean yes sir, I mean och aye. He got £10...
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It was 50 years ago today...324 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadmin04/30/18 at 16:02Grahame Cain: Is that David Norris at 12:25 with the rifle?
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