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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/24/16 at 12:14Ivan: Sad news. I have spent hours on this site looking ...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/24/16 at 09:00fifla1973: Sadly David is the second Tal Handaq Colossus we h...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/23/16 at 16:41Peter Doherty: A dedicated gentleman whose superb work building a...
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Tigne 19641637 viewsCathy Johnstone, ?, Rod Deas, Chris Pullen, John (Flash) Moore, ?.
3 commentsLantern01/21/16 at 19:53abigden: Carol Morrison (2nd from left), Brian Jackson (2nd...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 19:47abigden: So sorry to hear the news. He created a great sit...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 16:42OldBat: (Liz Mardel ex Miss McMeeking, Verdala) Sadly us...
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1563 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
9 commentsMartin Powell01/21/16 at 15:10phillrose: So sad to hear of David's passing, the steady...
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1387 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell01/17/16 at 15:27ray pelan: cindy church 4th on left bottom row, im Ray Pelanl...
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Lynn 1965779 viewsEmbarking on Callboy for Comino.3 commentsDavid Robinson01/09/16 at 02:35Prefect: I thik Callboy went to Armed Forces Malta, but tha...
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Lynn 1965779 viewsEmbarking on Callboy for Comino.3 commentsDavid Robinson01/06/16 at 23:02David Robinson: Anyone know what happened to Callboy? Or the Eden ...
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761435 views3 commentsPrefect12/16/15 at 19:09derek63: Well hello Denise! I'd like to say I remember...
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Commander Mike Law599 viewsFarewell photo 1974.1 commentsPrefect12/11/15 at 06:54Prefect: We regret to report that Captain Law crossed the b...
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/18/15 at 18:30Martin Powell: Eminently reasonable.
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/18/15 at 08:45Prefect: Maybe. An explanation I have seen somewhere is tha...
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 21:36Martin Powell: What have good drivers got to do with it? Maybe th...
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 20:30Martin Powell: Award yourself an appropriately coloured star (R B...
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 20:16Prefect: Gates removed/replaced?
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 19:40Martin Powell: Concentrate on the archway.
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 18:54Prefect: I give in.
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 18:42Martin Powell: Spot the difference HERE (prizes)
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 18:35Prefect: Good drivers do not have tunnel vision. The view w...
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 18:13Martin Powell: Eyes on the road! I assumed the roundabout would j...
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 16:12Prefect: Still 40kph when I was there but probably 60-80 no...
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The Coast Road Dualled391 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
7 commentsPrefect11/17/15 at 15:58Martin Powell: Lovely new toy for the boy-racers. Speed limit?
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Verdala Old Entrance © 620 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect11/16/15 at 21:03OldBat: - and a new driveway (foreground) now cuts across ...
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Octopus ©300 viewsIn Mellieha Bay. Wiki1 commentsPrefect11/06/15 at 17:47Nick Woodley: Wondered where I had left it.
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No.1 Dock Transmogrified © 391 views1 commentsPrefect11/01/15 at 15:20phillrose: Looks like they have made a nice job of it, unlike...
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The Egyptian Queen © 388 viewsHas been gentrified. As it was.
Corner of Old Theatre Street with Strait Street.
1 commentsPrefect10/30/15 at 10:26Ivan: Well, would you believe it...! But glad to...
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Railway Terminus © 392 viewsNothing happening down there. Lift not working. Terminal decline?2 commentsPrefect10/29/15 at 11:41Prefect: I think they've run out of money. Times of Ma...
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Railway Terminus © 392 viewsNothing happening down there. Lift not working. Terminal decline?2 commentsPrefect10/29/15 at 11:28phillrose: "Lift not working" perhaps it was built ...
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Tigne Beach Summer 19651296 views1 commentsRichard Knapman09/27/15 at 18:38Richard Knapman: Brian Gunns; Tiny Knapman; Flash Moore; Tinys sist...
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Tigne Summer 651167 views1 commentsRichard Knapman09/27/15 at 18:35Richard Knapman: ????
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