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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Most viewed - Tal Handaq 60s (1960 - 1969)
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John & Ursula Payne4170 viewsManoel Island 1961John Payne
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Monitors 19603464 views1 commentsPrefect
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 19693149 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil-Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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TH Dance at Verdala2893 viewsbernardhoctor
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Pat Cooper 19642368 viewsPrefect
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Tony Stackpoole & Ron Leeman in Schoold Field - circa 1966/672047 views3 commentsronthecoolone
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Jock Norris, Evan Potts, Chris Willmann.1898 viewsSummer 1969.Prefect
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611883 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect
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Tigne Beach1743 views14 commentsbernardhoctor
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Tigne 19651705 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Jane Baxter.
Middle: Mary Bishop, Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferrett.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman, Rod Deas.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 19641702 viewsCathy Johnstone, ?, Rod Deas, Chris Pullen, John (Flash) Moore, ?.
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1655 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 Powell
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Adrian Worley 1952-20041627 viewsTaken at the Farnborough reunion 1999. Adrian took his own life in Jan 2004 after a long history of health problems, which were not helped by his service in Bosnia.2 commentsMartin Powell
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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621614 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect
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Tigne 19651548 viewsRod Deas, John (Flash) Moore, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Mick Gillam, Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
4 commentsLantern
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Tigne 19651545 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?
Middle: Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Mary Bishop, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Front: Jane Baxter, Rod Deas.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
3 commentsLantern
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671527 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
15 commentsChris Howells
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David Norris and Richard Ball, Feb 1968.1520 viewsPrefect
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1488 views3 commentsRichard Knapman
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Ron Leeman - Shot Putt - 1965?1481 viewsronthecoolone
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1467 viewsJean Proctor, Moya Graham, Allison Bigden at ?2 commentsabigden
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Kalafrana Swimming Gala c19681453 viewsJanice BakerPrefect
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Tigne Beach Summer 19651385 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Who is this? - Alastair Wreford1371 viewsKalafrana 1966-7.4 commentsKalabrat
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Tigne Summer 651358 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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David (Jock) Norris in the kilt1357 views and the girl's name is Sheila and the boy's name was Tom.
Letetia Duke
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Electioneering? 19691352 viewsTop row is Jim Jones and Bob Campbell. The bottom row is David, Kim, Sherry, Karen and Beverly. I do not know the last names of the last 3.

Letitia Duke
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1337 viewsTex in a dress! At Delimara I think.1 commentsabigden
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Sandy and Jane . Golden Bay 641317 viewsHappy Summers!
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The School 19611312 views1 commentsPrefect
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End of a Dinghy Sailing Era!1306 viewsHanding Over Bosun Dinghy, Tal Handaq, to 2nd St Ives Sea Scouts 14 Feb 2012 - Bernard Hoctor, Pam Miller (nee Hinton), Brian Fuller, Ann Fuller (nee Hoctor), Amanda Robertson (nee Hinton), Edward Younger (Explorer)bernardhoctor
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DofE Exped Cyprus 19681287 views Including Evan Potts, Martin Powell, Robert Ross & Mr Roy Tomlinson.Prefect
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