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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Staff 1960970 viewsPrefect
1952 Senglea970 viewsJeanette
Kevin Perkin and William Jefferson aka Jaffa 1977970 viewsOn the roof of my house Cart Wheel, Tal Papa Road, Birzebbuga Summer of 1977Kevin Perkin
Tigne & Sliema Creek969 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect
Football at Manoel Island969 viewsLST Empire Curlew beyond.Prefect
Irene Brown's birthday party969 viewsTaken on the roof of RN married quarters: Marshall Court, Gzira in 1957.
In back row there are the Gay twins, and 4th from right is my brother John Holmes.
Kneeling on the left is Irene Brown and on the extreme right is her sister Carol Brown.
Does anyone know the others? All pupils at Tal Handaq except the chap 2nd from right at the back,
think his name may be Jim. Believe he was older and came to Malta to see his parents.
1 commentsSylvia Holmes
Cubs & Sea Scouts 1946968 viewsHM Dockyard School, Ta'Xbiex, Troop.
Eric Hartley 4th from right, Anthony Clover 4th from left.
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View of Sliema from Tigne boathouse,Tue 1st Aug 1989968 viewsDavid Robinson
Sheila Crowe and Lorraine Eaton 1959967 views1 commentsSheila Evans
Tramps Party967 viewsPauline Bale's Farewell Bash, November 1962. -->Prefect
HMS Blake 1961-1963963 views©Lesley ColePrefect
RAF Luqa Youthclub membership card.963 viewsThis is undated but from 1972 I think, so I assume my membership is current! Interestingly I never knew our address was 67 AMQ! fifla1973
Pat Cooper's Party 1961962 viewsAlan Tapp.Prefect
Tal Handak Guides 1947 -1949962 viewsJohn ClarkPrefect
Tal Handaqians in Athens 1966960 viewsThe guys are amazed at a Greek guard in Athens.That is assuming my memory is correct about where this was! I am sure it was during the Devonia cruise of 1966 that included Delphi, Athens, Istanbul and Rhodes. The following year was Crete, Izmir (Ephesus), Lebanon and Haifa, in Dunera. I must dig out the slides I took that year!1 commentsChris Howells
HMS Troutbridge959 viewsThe Navy Lark 1959 - 1977.
Back Row: A.B.Johnson (Ronnie Barker), C.P.O. Pertwee (Jon Pertwee). Lt Bates (Michael Bates), LS Goldstein (Tenniel Evans). Centre: Lieut, Murray (Stephen Murray), Capt. Povey (Richard Caldicot), Sub. Lieut. Phillips (Leslie Phillips). Front: Wren Chasen (Heather Chasen) and Wren Cornwell (Judy Cornwell).
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Wendy Battleday959 views1 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)
Tower Road Swimming team958 viewsbernardhoctor
HMS Forth in her usual place 956 views©Liz MardelOldBat
HMS St Angelo955 views©Liz Mardel
Fort St Angelo
New Year Party 1960954 viewsHarry Greig3 commentsPrefect
School field, March 1970951 viewsAnother from Teri.

Back L-R Bruce Woodcock, Ros Cary, Rosanne Knox

Front: Janie Ireland, Rina Demby Tayar, Gillie Pike
Cathy Stephenson Kalafrana 1973950 viewsA budding model? Taken in July 1973 with my Kodak 25 camera! fifla1973
Rita & Sheila949 viewsMalcolm HillPrefect
Hockey at Manoel Island949 viewsThe Girls take on the Commandos.Prefect
Graham Stubbs , Swimming Sports Day ,Ricasoli mid 50s948 viewsjane BanksPrefect
Mellieha Beach in Winter948 viewsPaul Lovell
Black jeans were compulsory.
Overseas RFC948 viewsTal Handaq at the ORFC 1961-962 Season
Mr CV Morris ( Viv) Standing Left Back Row ( His First cap), TB third from left, Lt. E.G. Walsh 7th, Fred Melton 8th from left, Geoff Randall 10th from left back row.
Seated Front Left: Mr. H.M. "Griff" Griffiths ( Yes, the obligatory Welshman!)
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Last White Ensign at Hal Far 948 views31 May 1967 on the disbandment of 728 Naval Air Squadron.

HMS Falcon had already ceased to be on 31 August 1965. RAF Hal-Far was instituted 1st Sept 1965.

The Kalafrana - Hal Far Story
The Shepheard Family 1958 - 1961948 views3 commentsPrefect
Tal Handaq or ORFC 05 (can't remember which).948 viewsronthecoolone
Rugby at Ta Kali 1958947 viewsJohn Holmes
Back row. Andrew Lyne, Gordon Campbell, Bob Powell,George Whitehouse, Jock Lawrence, dunno, Craig Love has his hands on the shoulders of John Holmes, then its Jack Stubbs, Mike Eyett, Geoff Day, Roger Chandler, Robin Palmer and Bob Blythe. Kneeling I can't name the first two but with his hand on the ball is Bob Trott. Next to him is Roddy Robertson, then Lewis Thomas, Colin Doyle, and finally, Mike Cane.
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