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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats711 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla1973
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Married Quarters Luqa 2 site.611 viewsThis particular block faced the tennis courts and was where Chris Dillion lived. We had many a battle on the courts themselves with Pete Whiting and Dave Phillips. Picture taken 9th October 2014.1 commentsfifla1973
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Luqa Youth Club529 viewsThis was the Luqa Youth Club block, on the right hand side, until summer 1973. A den of iniquity indeed! Photo taken 9th October 1973 fifla1973
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Luqa Primary School507 viewsThis was on 2 site at Luqa. My sister attended until 1973. It looks like it is now used for offices. This pic taken 9th October 2014fifla1973
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HMS Talbot memorial plaque495 viewsThis is attached to the curtain below the Anglican Cathedral facing Manoel Island. The sailors used to come ashore below and make their way to Strait Street just up the slope.fifla1973
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Hay Wharf sailing club.494 viewsThe boats were hoisted into the water from where the grey navy boats are. We used to go there sailing for sports afternoons in 1971 from Tal Handaq. This picture was taken from my balcony in the Excelsior Hotel. I used to look up at the old hotel on the site at the time, with my girlfriend Cathy Stephenson, and wonder how people afforded to stay there!fifla1973
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RAF Luqa 2 site flats533 viewsOur flat was the first one on the ground floor. Picture taken 9th October 2014fifla1973
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Luqa 2 site as seen on 3rd October 2014482 viewsThe site of the school bus stop with the flats in the background and airport behind that. fifla1973
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Combined Cadet Force RAF535 viewsThe shoulder tapes for our CCF.

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Stamp club 2461 viewsbmale22
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4th Year 1974 with Mr Lew Finnis1554 viewsPrefect
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Name this Teacher at Open Day 1971821 viewsPrefect
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Form 2A1 in 1975 with Mr Peter Wright1475 viewsSpot the future MP.3 commentstompurnell
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Prefects 19781053 viewsHEAD GIRL: Penny Davison DEPUTY HEAD GIRL: Patricia Ransom.
Jayne Barnes, Susan Bloom, Deborah Canham, Ella Chapman, Grace Graham, Angela Griffiths, Kim Hanns, Heidi Hipperson, Heather Merritt, Linda Moody, Rosangela Mortimer, April Morris, Susan Hewett, Maureen Simpson, Debbie Smeeton, Julie Stace, Anita Wardle, Belinda Young, Penny Davison, Patricia Ransom, Anne Dowie, Karen Hartley.
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Prefects 1978872 viewsHEAD BOY: Derek Bonnar. DEPUTY HEAD BOY: Andrew Basson
Andrew Basson Derek Bonnar Simon Crickmay Nicholas Hall Anthony Jackson
Simon Jackson Alex Groves Matthew Lane Stephen Oliver Ian Rowbottom Robert Webb Patrick Standford
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3E. 1974-51455 viewsWith Mr David DitchamPrefect
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Prize Winners 19771163 viewsWith Captain Law (OIC Schools) are :- 1A Mark Judd Lucy Reynolds IB William Geddis 1C Lorraine Wood ID Mark Flattery IE Jacqueline Edwards IF Richard Kane 2A Philip Hurley Julie Lewington
2B Mark Warner Jacqueline Merritt 2C Jane Gatenby 2D Jacqueline Glennon 2E Vivian Millar 2F Trevor Lucas 3A Louise Latham 3B Stephen Banks 3C Tracey Hall 3D Keith Le Quesne 3E Josette Vernon 3F Christopher Hills 4J Christopher Sampsor 4K Tracey Kenard 4L Susan Brooke 4M Jane Wright 5J Mark Gatenby Rosangela Mortimer 5K Michael Clark 5L Helen Lewington 6G Boys Matthew Lane, Gerard Tall 6G Girls Beverley Shaw L6 Penelope Davis U6 Anne Dowie Deborah Helliwell L6 David North
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933 views Elaine Gorden, Unita Lewis, Julie Dimmick, Gillian Evans, Elizabeth Orr.Prefect
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Elaine Gorden, Cindy Passey and me 1978904 viewsElizabeth OrrPrefect
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Death by Domestic Science - 2836 views1976 - so maybe it was Home Economics by then. Mr. Arthur Wyatt, Acting British High Commissioner with Miss Hill, David Davies and Deborah Helliwell. Julie Dawson is the waitress.Prefect
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1A1 with Miss Ash 1975-761592 views3 commentsPrefect
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Prefects 19761659 viewsHEAD BOY: M. Barltrop. HEAD GIRL: V. Haste
BOYS: R. Burns J. Davies R. Howorth M. Whelton D. Davies M. Hyland M. Dawson D. North S. Rippon T. Rowland M. Sheppard P. Traynor.
GIRLS: JM. Glennon D. Jackson D. King L. Mockford L. Morris K. Morse L. Roberts A. Waghorn C. Williams N. Church A. Dowie J. Cartwright L. Graham L. Jeram D. Helliwell G. Male E. Graham C. Heffey K. Lamb J. Le Quesne J. Rennie M. Watts.



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Prizewinners 19761015 viewsWith Captain P.O. Stanley, OIC Schools 1973-1976.Prefect
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19771460 viewsA small class with Mr Barry Whewell.1 commentsPrefect
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19761404 viewsWith Mr Paul Goss.Prefect
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Prefects 19751894 viewsFirst Row: Alex Rowlands, Sharon Watts, Julie-Marie Glennon, Sylvia Houghton, Helen Male, Veronica Haste, Jill Cartwright, Angela Berrington.
Second Row. Erica Stapley, Debbie Brankin, Christine Williams, Kathleen Loughnan, Alison Waghorn, Richard Howorth.
Third Row: Sue Fitton, Sue Harvey, Julie Taylor, Julie Davies, Karen Booth, Howard Helliwell, Robert Burns.
Fourth Row: John Allcott, Paul Darmody, Jil Pelan, Dave Simpson, Mike Baltrop.
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Strange Netball Match 19741273 viewsSee morePrefect
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TALHANDALOT910 viewsFrom the 1974 MagazinePrefect
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Ean Smith 19751291 views6th form roofHelmal
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Tigullio Night Club 19741179 viewsSue Dearlove, Helen , HowardHelmal
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Tigullio Nightclub St Julians Bay 19741879 viewsAngela, Eddy ? ? HowardHelmal
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Sliema 19751132 viewsHelen, Sylvia Houghton, DebbieHelmal
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