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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 Payne4155 viewsManoel Island 1961John Payne
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Monitors 19603447 views1 commentsPrefect
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TH Dance at Verdala2865 viewsbernardhoctor
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 19692820 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil-Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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Pat Cooper 19642350 viewsPrefect
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Tony Stackpoole & Ron Leeman in Schoold Field - circa 1966/672026 views3 commentsronthecoolone
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611860 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect
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Jock Norris, Evan Potts, Chris Willmann.1796 viewsSummer 1969.Prefect
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Tigne Beach1719 views14 commentsbernardhoctor
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Tigne 19641666 viewsCathy Johnstone, ?, Rod Deas, Chris Pullen, John (Flash) Moore, ?.
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Tigne 19651664 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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Adrian Worley 1952-20041608 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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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1599 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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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621573 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect
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Tigne 19651520 viewsRod Deas, John (Flash) Moore, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Mick Gillam, Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 19651511 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 19671495 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 1968.1489 viewsPrefect
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Ron Leeman - Shot Putt - 1965?1455 viewsronthecoolone
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1450 views3 commentsRichard Knapman
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1446 viewsJean Proctor, Moya Graham, Allison Bigden at ?2 commentsabigden
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Kalafrana Swimming Gala c19681438 viewsJanice BakerPrefect
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Who is this? - Alastair Wreford1358 viewsKalafrana 1966-7.4 commentsKalabrat
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David (Jock) Norris in the kilt1343 views and the girl's name is Sheila and the boy's name was Tom.
Letetia Duke
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Tigne Beach Summer 19651337 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Electioneering? 19691332 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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1313 viewsTex in a dress! At Delimara I think.1 commentsabigden
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Tigne Summer 651313 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Sandy and Jane . Golden Bay 641303 viewsHappy Summers!
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End of a Dinghy Sailing Era!1292 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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The School 19611286 views1 commentsPrefect
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Inside the Pit - circa mid 60's1257 views1 commentsronthecoolone
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