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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Staffroom early 1960s1429 views10 commentsPrefect
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 19671427 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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RFA Mounts Bay1420 viewsAs part of Royal Navy's Cougar-12 deployment, together with HMS Illustrious, HMS Bulwark, HMS Northumberland, HMS Montrose and MV Hartland Point. Prefect
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View of the old Lido, Tigne, Tue 1st Aug 1989 © 1419 views4 commentsDavid Robinson
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Verdala 1958 © 1419 viewsIn the Ditch (Verdala Barracks).OldBat
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Class 1A 1976-71414 viewsBack - Mark Judd, Andrew Morse, xxx, xxx,William Geddis, George x, Jeremy Starling,
Middle - Stew Johnson, Kevin McGlone (me), xxx, Monique Noort, Tanya xxx, Mark Bennett, xxx
Front - Lorraine xxx, Helen Winter-Goodwin, cxx, Trudy Curtis, Mr Mulholland, Michelle Mannickham, xxx, Jane xxx, xxx

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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1412 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 19621406 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect
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Tigne 19651400 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 19651385 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.
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Sliema Rooftop 19561380 viewsL-R. ?, Norma Leask, Mrs Cole, Lesley Cole, Sue Cole.
Front. Peter Reynolds. Anyone know where he is?
Someone would like to know!
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4th Year 1974 with Mr Lew Finnis1374 viewsPrefect
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Rugger 70-711369 viewsPrefect
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Bridge near Mosta1368 viewsAcross Wied ta' l-Isperanza or Wied il-Ghasel. Take your pick.
Most Valley Website
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2 Names Wanted1367 viewsMalcolm Hill1 commentsPrefect
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Kalafrana Swimming Gala c19681365 viewsJanice BakerPrefect
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1358 viewsJean Proctor, Moya Graham, Allison Bigden at ?2 commentsabigden
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Luqa Camp1357 viewsBernard MalePrefect
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VIP visit 19731346 viewsPrefect
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Mr John Lowe1342 viewsStaff 1961 - 1964
As seen recently on the BBC.
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Ron Leeman - Shot Putt - 1965?1341 viewsronthecoolone
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Magazine Cover 19731340 viewsPrefect
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Fancy Dress '57 ?1339 viewsTop left,Gail Taench, unknown male, Sheila Grimwood, Graham 'Jack' Stubbs, Geoff Day, Craig Love, Liz Wilkinson, Gordon Campbell.
Front row, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott, Val Bevins, Robin Palmer, unknown girl, and Viv Paynter.
Thanks to Spike Walton for providing names of party goers.
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Fancy Dress Party '57 ?1336 viewsFrom l-r back row, John Mayes, Mike Eyett, Wendy Scott, Bob Powell, Rita Mayes, Spike Walton, Gillian Shaw, Val Woods, Paul Pond, Joy Sutton .
Sitting front row l-r unknown, unknown, Fag face Bob Blythe, Jill Wicken, Bob Trott and half face of Val Bevins.
Thank you Spike Walton for naming these party goers !
Link to Paul Pond /Jones
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Class with Lt Cdr Richards c19751332 viewsPrefect
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761329 views3 commentsPrefect
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Wine bar Sliema 19751326 views? Nancy, HelenHelmal
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1324 views3 commentsRichard Knapman
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1320 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell
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HMS Aisne, Tigne Point 19641310 viewsNigel, Nick, Mum, Lynn.5 commentsDavid Robinson
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Mellieha Bay 1954 © 1304 viewsGeoff & Angela Bamber with Valerie Fogden
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Derek Saunders 19741303 viewsOn the roof of our flat at St Julians.Prefect
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