Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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HMS Galatea - 1978 - 304 viewsA PR shot found by Russ Palmer when clearing out one of the ships offices prior to going in to refit.SC-UKApr 17, 2016
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School field, March 1970773 viewsAnother from Teri.

Back L-R Bruce Woodcock, Ros Cary, Rosanne Knox

Front: Janie Ireland, Rina Demby Tayar, Gillie Pike
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School field, March 1970734 viewsBruce Woodcock, Ros Cary, Teri Murray, Gillie Pike, Janie Ireland, Rina Demby Tayar

Photo : Teri Ahlmark
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Rear Admiral Loram Visit to RAF Luqa Primary School 1973558 views?? Capt Mike Law on right?KarlFeb 24, 2016
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RAF Luqa Primary School Oct 1973 pupils assembled440 viewsHarvest Festival Service 23 October 1973 with Rear-Admiral David Loram and staff in attendance.KarlFeb 24, 2016
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RAF Luqa Primary School340 viewsSchool visit on 9 Feb 1973 by Controller of SCEA Group Captain Angus McIntosh, accompanied by Captain Brierley.
Who is the teacher on the left? Gordon Partridge (Headmaster) on right.
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RAF Luqa Primary School children 1972-73488 viewsTaken by my Father, Gordon Partridge, who was then Headmaster.KarlFeb 24, 2016
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1353 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.
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Ark Royal 1955440 viewsWhen new.PrefectJan 13, 2016
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Fomm ir-Riħ501 viewsPrefectDec 18, 2015
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Branching Out370 viewsGerri's Party Shop has opened a new branch in Birkirkara.PrefectDec 15, 2015
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TH from across the valley392 viewsPrefectDec 08, 2015
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St Oswald's Mtarfa.374 viewsAs the British left Malta, St. Oswald’s chapel, which was the chapel of the military hospital, became the parish church of Mtarfa and is dedicated to Saint Lucy. It was declared an Autonomous Pastoral Zone on 19th April 2000.PrefectDec 06, 2015
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Spinola 1870618 viewsThe statue of St Julian is still there.PrefectDec 05, 2015
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Whitehall Mansions © 384 viewsPrefectDec 02, 2015
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Star of Malta July 1955553 viewsFull story here.PrefectDec 01, 2015
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Barclays Bank Sliema381 viewsPrefectNov 29, 2015
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Wembley Store © 397 viewsBeen there a long time.PrefectNov 26, 2015
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The Daily Mail © 373 viewsIs printed in Malta, but still sold at the same price as when it was flown in. PrefectNov 26, 2015
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Zejtun Terminus283 viewsAnd collapsed reservoir.

The authorities were looking into it.
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Mellieha Bus at Mgarr277 viewsThe Church was completed in 1946.
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Fort Binġemma © 394 viewsVisitors not welcome. Here's why.PrefectNov 22, 2015
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Fort Binġemma © 350 viewsNot easy to approach. No signposts.PrefectNov 22, 2015
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Our Lady of Itria Chapel © 356 viewsBinġemma Gap.PrefectNov 21, 2015
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Victoria Lines at Binġemma Gap © 336 viewsPrefectNov 21, 2015
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The Coast Road Dualled361 viewsSee the video.
The original was built by the Royal Engineers.
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Bighi - Works in progress. © 339 viewsIn concrete!PrefectNov 16, 2015
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Verdala Old Entrance © 557 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefectNov 16, 2015
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What became the Naval Families Clinic417 viewsGhar id Dud, Sliema.
Independent.
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Fort Ricasoli © 337 viewsIs still crumbling.PrefectNov 14, 2015
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