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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Stamp cover to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Malta's George Cross107 viewsTo mark the 80th anniversary of Malta's George Cross BFPS has produced, in conjunction with the George Cross Island Association (GCIA), a commemorative cover to be issued on the 15th of April 2022.

The covers can be ordered from the BFPS online shop or by post by sending a cheque (payable to ‘BFPS CIC’) to BFPS, The Old Post Office, Links Place, Elie, LEVEN, KY9 1AX

Details HERE
2 commentsadmin03/15/22 at 15:45admin:
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Stamp cover to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Malta's George Cross107 viewsTo mark the 80th anniversary of Malta's George Cross BFPS has produced, in conjunction with the George Cross Island Association (GCIA), a commemorative cover to be issued on the 15th of April 2022.

The covers can be ordered from the BFPS online shop or by post by sending a cheque (payable to ‘BFPS CIC’) to BFPS, The Old Post Office, Links Place, Elie, LEVEN, KY9 1AX

Details HERE
2 commentsadmin03/15/22 at 15:37Ivan: Thanks for the heads-up (as they say these days). ...
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Memoir - Peter Keddie355 viewsClick here to view

Screen name Pbked, Tal Handaq 1962-65
2 commentsSC-UK07/14/21 at 11:39admin: !!
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Memoir - Peter Keddie355 viewsClick here to view

Screen name Pbked, Tal Handaq 1962-65
2 commentsSC-UK07/14/21 at 11:18Ivan: That was very interesting. Thanks for posting it. ...
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Videos from 2005 before demolition475 viewsA reminder to view Bruce Williams' TH website and watch videos donated by Lynn Mentiply.

The blue link should land on Bruce's video page, then scroll down the page. There are five to watch not including the one at the foot of the page which is not playing.

Be sure to check out the rest of his site via the Home button in the photo of Bruce near the top of his page.
2 commentsadmin10/02/20 at 09:51admin:
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Videos from 2005 before demolition475 viewsA reminder to view Bruce Williams' TH website and watch videos donated by Lynn Mentiply.

The blue link should land on Bruce's video page, then scroll down the page. There are five to watch not including the one at the foot of the page which is not playing.

Be sure to check out the rest of his site via the Home button in the photo of Bruce near the top of his page.
2 commentsadmin10/02/20 at 09:29Ivan: This is a wonderful site. Many happy hours have be...
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Wartime Memories755 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

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LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

MICHAEL LONGYEAR

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect05/10/20 at 23:09Martin Powell: Clare Gibson's book ARMY CHILDHOOD: BRITISH A...
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Wartime Memories755 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

Url Text
LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

MICHAEL LONGYEAR

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect01/29/19 at 20:03admin: Doreen McKeown writes: In the 1920s my mother spen...
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Wartime Memories755 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

Url Text
LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

MICHAEL LONGYEAR

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect01/26/19 at 20:04Martin Powell: ...and another find - in reverse order - VICKY RYL...
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Wartime Memories755 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

Url Text
LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

MICHAEL LONGYEAR

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect08/31/18 at 23:48admin: The BBC People's War site still exists but no...
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1 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 19:59pixelshot: yes got a copy of this ...
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Wartime Memories755 viewsIRENE ROBINSON

MARY WHITLEY

RITA SALMON nee GAUCI
+ chapters 2 3 & 4

BILL RICKARD

Url Text
LINDA TILBURY

PAUL FULLER

MARGARET STAPLES

MICHAEL LONGYEAR

ANITA HOWARD nee SACKETT (just post-war)
5 commentsPrefect12/27/16 at 21:33Martin Powell: Not a childhood one but see Jean Bruce (and father...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1289 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect04/20/14 at 11:41Prefect: Its all mysterious wigglies to me.
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1289 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect04/20/14 at 09:44phillrose: Well found prefect, the 100Hz is down to the rotat...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1289 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect04/18/14 at 12:23Prefect: It seems that information was a little out of date...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1289 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect04/18/14 at 09:01phillrose: Very interesting Martin, what strange electrical s...
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Notes on Malta. Martin Powell1289 viewsVIEW
8 commentsPrefect04/17/14 at 09:54Chris Willmann: Didn't know they had 'O' levels for...
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1 commentsPrefect02/13/14 at 01:46Prefect: Now more legible in text format. Here.
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HM Dockyard Schools Syllabus 1930458 views...and exam paper 1938.

Could you cope?
1 commentsPrefect01/25/13 at 07:30phillrose: Suspect if you put this in front of the little dea...
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1955420 viewsVIEW2 commentsPrefect05/20/12 at 13:45Iain: Brilliant - there's a piece written by my fat...
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Memoir - Misses Candey & Yule612 views4 commentsPrefect01/16/12 at 15:59helen langan: interesting reading
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Memoir - Misses Candey & Yule612 views4 commentsPrefect01/15/12 at 12:24phillrose: Electrical fitter by a very narrow margin over eng...
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Memoir - Misses Candey & Yule612 views4 commentsPrefect01/15/12 at 11:51Prefect: So who were the elite?
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Memoir - Misses Candey & Yule612 views4 commentsPrefect01/15/12 at 09:59phillrose: Interesting to read that the method used for appre...
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1969645 viewsVIEW4 commentsPrefect07/07/11 at 11:03Martin Powell: or 'Talhandaq in Malta' - hence "Co...
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1969645 viewsVIEW4 commentsPrefect07/07/11 at 09:30Prefect: Apparently the full name was Service Children'...
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1969645 viewsVIEW4 commentsPrefect07/07/11 at 09:11Martin Powell: What was wrong with just Services School?
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1969645 viewsVIEW4 commentsPrefect07/06/11 at 10:12MilkMonitor: What an apalling name! A change may have been nece...
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Now with complete streaming D'Oyly Carte Mikado.
1 commentsPrefect05/11/11 at 03:10Prefect: Now with complete streaming D'Oyly Carte Mika...
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1955420 viewsVIEW2 commentsPrefect10/11/10 at 03:34Prefect: Read about Rockyvale HERE
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1948 - 1950532 viewsWanted4 commentsPrefect02/03/09 at 05:46prefect2: Summer 1952 & Summer 1953 are on their way, co...
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1948 - 1950532 viewsWanted4 commentsPrefect12/16/08 at 17:24Prefect: Still wanted please, Tug.
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