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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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My Mum overlooking Mellieha Bay 195811138 viewsUnspoilt view.1 commentsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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Cdr Miles and HRH Princess Elizabeth 19499972 viewsInstructor Captain A. H. Miles, C.B.E.

Captain and Mrs. Miles left Malta on llth May 1958 after an association with the school since 1934.

Captain Miles was on the staff from 1934 to 1940 when the RN school was at Verdala. After the war he re-opened the school in two houses at Ta'Xbiex; supervised the move to Tal Handaq in 1946; re-started the primary school at Verdala in 1949, and remained as Headmaster until January 1951, by when the school had reached 1,000 pupils. Mrs. Miles was Secretary of the school from 1946 to 1952.

As Fleet Instructor Officer, Captain Miles was then Chairman of the Committee for Malta Service Children's Schools from 1953.

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Top row- Steven Spence, Brian Gunns, 'Tiny' Knapman: Front Row:- Gaynor Hamley, David Dugmore & Lynne Gregory4154 viewsDugmore
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John & Ursula Payne4100 viewsManoel Island 1961John Payne
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Monitors 19603407 views1 commentsPrefect
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Class 4K 1976-19773057 viewsRuth Markwell3 commentsPrefect
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A gorgeous Linda Moody2802 viewsAt St Georges (I think) 1976.eansmith
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TH Dance at Verdala2789 viewsbernardhoctor
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My Sister & Friends2653 viewsBirzebbuga beach 1971-2.
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 19692615 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil-Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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Diana and Elisa Dick c19562577 viewsPeter Evans
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3B Mr Finnis Class 1977 or 19782322 viewsSue Dove
It's great when your not the youngest at Secondary School anymore!!
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Form 2A2 19742312 viewsLynn Mentiply.
Back (L-R): Lawrence Richards, Andrew Ball, David Franklin, Steven Barratt, Paul Thomas (hidden), Andrew Dearlove, Steven Burton, Martin Dunn, David ?, Alan ?, Raymond Eddie
Middle: Jane Stubbings, Debbie Humphreys, Pauline Hillier, Janet Hall, Helen Gough, Rosalind Douglas, Consuelo Gelsthorpe, Yvonne Wilson, Mandy King, Rona Macallum, Jane Arbuthnot
Front: Bridget Cartwright, Sara Loudon, Tina Burton, Mr P.A. Allen, Kim Branch, Tonia Steele, Lynn Mentiply
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Luqa School Class in 19652301 viewsWith Mr George Cannon, Andy Joyner, Mike Castle, Linda Sweeney, Susan Paton & Vicky Edwards.Prefect
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Class 1D 19742296 viewsForm Master is John Hughes
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Pat Cooper 19642288 viewsPrefect
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School Disco at Kalafrana2285 viewsSteve Rippon, Linda Moody et al.1 commentseansmith
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1A1 1976 (I think)2247 viewsClass photo Tal Handaq 1A1
Back Row - L-R Derek Saunders (me) John Jefferson, Phillip Basson, Andreas Oliver, Andrew Mockford, Wayne Spencer, Ian Knight, Gary Bright, Carl Jenkins, Kevin Greenwood, Haydn Knight
Middle - Patrick O'Malley, Claire Corbett, Penny Towe, Dawn Dawson, Caroline Sturdy, Sarah Brown, X, Denise Crowley, Shaun Bailey
Front - Dawn Ramsey,? Mckee, X, Miss Rae, Janie Macintosh, Joanne Hill, X
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Netball 19732232 views2 commentsPrefect
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1B1 Miss Shone's Class, 1976 or 19752214 viewsSue Dove
When girls were girls and boys were yucky!!!
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Miss Wilson's Class 19752210 viewsDiane Perrin (Stapley)Prefect
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RSA Class 1959.2202 views I am on the right bottom row. Pauline Green is behind me. Geraldine Noller is to my right. Also in the class, is Dawn Fear, Patsy Glover, Heather Hollows, Leslie Leathers, a girl called Kim ? and Rosemary ? and Angela ? Help Please. The form teacher was Mr Stanley.

Photo - Valerie Easter.
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Form 3F October 19752191 viewsRuth Markwell1 commentsPrefect
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RAF Cadets Tal Handaq 19772107 viewsRuth Markwell4 commentsPrefect
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Miss McMeeking © 2102 viewsOn a rooftop overlooking the garden of Villa Guardamangia 1957.5 commentsPrefect
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Form 2B1 19742051 viewsRuth MarkwellPrefect
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Len Moscrop at Kalafrana Beach Club in 1973.2029 viewsPrefect
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Swimming Awards Kalafrana Summer 19712015 viewsThis was a group of us who passed a swimming award at Kalafrana in 1971. I recognise some of them including me with the glasses on. Don't ask as I am sure I took them off while swimming!1 commentsglub
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Hockey 19732004 views2 commentsPrefect
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From Karen Gray1970 viewsA class between 1973-75.
The teacher is Mr Dave Walker
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Tony Stackpoole & Ron Leeman in Schoold Field - circa 1966/671964 views3 commentsronthecoolone
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Tal Handaq Girls and Boys in Winter uniform 57-58.1932 viewsAll signatures are on a photo on this site.

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