Tal-Handaq Nostalgia

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


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Mrs Denford, Mrs Stow 842 viewsThis is Senglea I believe and young girl Sally not sure who the other people are. HMS Cleopatra is my Naval Stepfathers ship.Jeanette
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Swimming in Senglea1421 viewsDavid swimming in the harbour with Floriana at back.Jeanette
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Mellieha (Ghadira)995 viewsAugust 1952 Mellieha Church righthand side background
Colin & Marian Stow, David and Jeanette Chilcott
Jeanette
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Jeanette on the Bastion Wall1712 viewsJeanette
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My House in Senglea693 viewsWhen we arrived in Senglea our home for supposed to be three years was 13 Safe Haven St Senglea. We came home after a year 1952-53Jeanette
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1952 Senglea1015 viewsJeanette
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Christmas 1952777 viewsChristmas Party H.M.S.Euryalus David and Digby, David chewing his nails and Digby just in frontJeanette
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2BG 1953- names on the back.781 viewsFrom David Tucker -->Prefect
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Form 2BG 19531425 viewsHarry Brill Edwards, Ron Colwill , Davis Smith, David Jones, Patricia Cunliffe, George Mullings
Jenny Churcher , Patrick O Keefe, Maureen Palmer, Stuart Hodkinson , David Tucker
J Ballyn, J Greaves, D Sylvester, B Y Steele, M Peters, D Kimpton, Wendy L Clarke, V Freeman
R Daniels, D Finlay, Joan(?) Fountain, A Cox, J Soffe
Kay Clay (form teacher who operated the camera)
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Royal Visit November 1949987 viewsAt Corradino Canteen where TH and Verdala pupils all assembled. Youngest pupil Jennifer Dodd presents the bouquet. Headmaster Cdr Miles right.

See also HERE

...and HERE
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Royal Visit November 1949788 viewsCdr Miles with HRH Princess Elizabeth.
Pupils from TH and Verdala all assembled at Corradino Canteen, which was reopened following repair of war damage.

See also HERE

,,,and HERE
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3AG 19581255 views Bernard Goatley (rear left), Christopher Ruoff (leaning on the doorpost), Brian Fuller ( light shorts and dark pullover), Keith Tayton (spectacled).
Photo - Steve Martin via this site.
Names from Brian Fuller who also remembers other class members being - Kathleen Spilsbury, Deirdre Pike, Glenys Metherell, Graham Cake, Robert Smith, John Merriman, Bruce Love, Terence Whitter, Richard Dowling, Peter Franks, Anthony Mullen.
Keith Tayton remembers all the others and was able to recite the class register at the last Reunion in Bath.


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Sliema 1959765 viewsSunny Micallef, Susan Finch, John Finch.
(See Guestbook)
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Probably 19591253 viewsSue Hills & Tricia Staff at the back.
Front - Pat Glover, Wendy Cox, Dawn Fear, Alexandra Batty, Eileen Beer, Carol Robinson, Pat Woolner , Pauline Green, Valerie Lawrence ....
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Val Fogden, Angela & Geoff Bamber 1954820 viewsPhoto © James Donald Bamber. Prefect
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Mellieha Bay 1954 © 1411 viewsGeoff & Angela Bamber with Valerie Fogden
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Ghajn Tuffieha Camp 1954 © 825 viewsEnsign hauled down by Tony Clark.
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Sea Scouts ©825 viewsSt George's Day 1953
Photo James Donald Bamber.
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Future THN Members714 viewsTony's sister, Keith Wilson, Phill Rose,Tony Clark.

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TH Fairies692 viewsOutside the Hall, early 50s.
Donated at the recent Reunion by Silvia Holmes
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Rugby at Ta Kali 19581028 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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5G 1958959 viewsJohn Holmes, Colin Doyle, Jim Graham, Andrew Lyne.1 commentsPrefect
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Brian Shackleton639 viewsReceiving Form Prize from Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 1 December 1955.Brian Shackleton
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Floriana Scout HQ 1954622 viewsShows the boss in civies, Philip Hannan and yours truly.
Tony Clark
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Senglea Parade 1954723 views Foreground me again, our skipper was John Shepherd, an ERA serving on board HMS Lofoten.
Tony Clark
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The Seagulls 1954629 viewsThis was my patrol, , back row L to R Tony Clark, Philip ? , Geoff Bamber, front row Ronnie Whitaker and Brian Self.
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Ann Wilson809 viewsFirst day at school September 1950Ann Ross-MacDonald
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Sports Day 1951706 viewsGill Trenhaile, John (Cactus) Wilson, Ann WilsonAnn Ross-MacDonald
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John & Ann Wilson 1951609 viewsAnn Ross-MacDonald
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John Wilson 1954718 viewsDiving off Bighi Rocks.
RFA War Hindoo beyond.
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Ann Wilson 1954606 viewsDiving off Bighi Rocks1 commentsAnn Ross-MacDonald
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Mtarfa 1951825 viewsAnn Wilson, Miss Shelton, Anne BullbeckAnn Ross-MacDonald
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