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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1386 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 Powell55555
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1B1 Miss Shone's Class, 1976 or 19752181 viewsSue Dove
When girls were girls and boys were yucky!!!
Prefect55555
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Form 2C / 3C circa 1976585 viewsI'm 2nd from right top row. 4th from right top row is Gary and to his left is Billy Mac (MacDonald) I think it is Steve Fairclough 7th from right top row and to his left a lad called xxxx Gleeson or similar. I cannot recall any of the girls' names, didn't seem important when I was 12!Dez Foster55555
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Safi Youth Club 1978869 viewsHeidi Hipperson and Debbie Smeeton2 commentsKevin Perkin55555
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RAF Luqa Primary 584 viewsPrefect55555
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The Students765 viewsat the Dockyard Club Summer 1961
- Robin Bowes, Bob Satterley, Ned Reubens, Rog Wilkin
2 commentsPrefect55555
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Miss Kernahan's photo of Verdala staff 1959 © 648 viewsInstructor Commander L. G. Brooks, M.B.E., R.N.
4A1 Mr. P. Ross 4A2 Miss A. Rowe 4B1 Mrs. D. Steele 4B2 Miss L. Candey 4C Mr. J. Ousbey 3A Mr, D, Jenkins 3B Miss S. Horton 3C1 Miss D. Butter 3C2 Miss E. McMeeking 3D Mrs. W. Preston 2A Mrs. L. Farrugia 2B Miss G. Stinston 2C Mr. R. Carrell 2D1 Miss D. Hodgson 2D2 Miss N. Roberts 1A Miss J. Watson 1B Miss B. Kernahan 1C Mrs. P. Allen ID Miss J. Billard 1E Mr. M. Birch
Rec. Mr. W. Willsher Mrs. R. Richards
I1 Miss A Batty I2 Mrs M Davies I3 Miss P Lee I4 Mrs I Keane I5 Miss W Townend I6 Miss K Burke I7 Miss P. Holwood I8 Miss G. M. Stideford I9 Mrs. P. Beech I10 Mr. A. Gee I11 Mrs. N. Farr I12 Mrs. E. Roberts. Secretary — Mrs. S. E. Boyce
OldBat55555
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Carol Morrison ©1077 viewsTaking photo of Miss Yule's plaque.
See Plaque.
abigden55555
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Adrian Worley 1952-20041517 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 Powell55555
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Class 1A 1976-71404 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

Prefect55555
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Tigne School, Tue 1st Aug 1989 ©719 views4 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Tigne School, Malta, Mon 7th Aug 1989 ©1213 views4 commentsDavid Robinson55555
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Consider Yourself683 viewsPhillip Kitson and Daryl Cornner
Oliver! 1973
3 commentshnritchie55555
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Judo 19731493 viewsPrefect55555
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Form 3A 19511216 viewsPrints available from Malcolm Shykles.Prefect55555
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611789 viewsTony Graham2 commentsPrefect55555
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Tigne School515 views1955Prefect55555
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The Cathedral Choir426 viewsSt. Paul's Anglican Cathedral. Mid 1960s.2 commentsPrefect55555
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Sliema 1959668 viewsSunny Micallef, Susan Finch, John Finch.
(See Guestbook)
Prefect55555
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Form 2A2 19742259 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
1 commentsPrefect55555
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The Common Room website....152 views....is archived HERE (2006)

...and HERE (2013)

...and the links still work (mostly) !!
1 commentsadmin55555
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Tigne School, Malta, Tue 1st Aug 1989 ©485 viewsDavid Robinson55555
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John Wilson 1954603 viewsDiving off Bighi Rocks.
RFA War Hindoo beyond.
1 commentsAnn Ross-MacDonald55555
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Old King Cole1290 viewsMalcolm ShyklesPrefect55555
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Mellieha Beach in Winter881 viewsPaul Lovell
Black jeans were compulsory.
Prefect44444
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Spike1115 viewsMalcolm Hill3 commentsPrefect44444
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Sandy and Jane . Golden Bay 641246 viewsHappy Summers!
Prefect44444
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A gorgeous Linda Moody2770 viewsAt St Georges (I think) 1976.eansmith44444
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Brendan Breslin (1959 - 1964)920 viewsFrom the Web.Prefect44444
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Staff 1963748 viewsPrefect44444
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Tal Handaq at Delimara 19561549 viewsjane Banks
Back Row: Dave Edwards. ?. ?. Stan Hill. ?. Jack Stubbs. ?. Roddy Robertson. Taffy Lewis. ?. David Muckart.
Middle Row: ?. ?. Sue Cole. Anne James. Lesley Cole. Norma Leask.
Seated: Jill Watson-Liddel. Jenny Church. Rosemary Richards. ?. Jenny Mclaren. ?. ?.
1 commentsPrefect44444
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In memory of Miss Jaqueline Yule 1908 – 19881044 viewsShe rests in the cemetery of St Lawrence Parish Church (Vittoriosa/Birgu) which is located in St Edward Street (Cottonera) between Fort Salvatore and St Edward’s College, opposite the rear of De La Salle College.
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3 commentsabigden44444
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