Memories
Of

11th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RMA(T)

1951-1963
by
Michael Camilleri
mcam01@go.net.mt

Back Row, C Psaila...
With Maj Maurice Pillow, George Sebastain Zammit and Capt AD Calleja
1962: 23 Bty at Għajn Tuffieha
Front left: BSM “Lolly” Rizzo. Front right: TSM Emanuel Mallia

Maltex 1963: Landing at Mġa...
Għahn Tuffieħa, 1963
Dining-out dinner for Lt. Col. Louis Pace Bonello
Front :
Fr. Walter Chircop OP
Maj (QM) George O’Nei...
Capt. Alfred Calleja with daughter Joan Vassallo
Maltex 1963: Landing at Mġarr, Gozo
From left:
TSM C. Vassallo; unidentified signalman; Lt. Michael Camilleri
1963: Troops Malta Small Arms Meeting 11 Regt .303” team
Front:
WO II M. Fenech Gonzi; WO II J. Buttigieg
Sitting:
Capt. E...
1962: 3.7” gun detachment at Torri Qalet Marku
From left: Sir Maurice Dorman (Governor) ; Maj. Tony Debono (CIG); Lt. Col....
With Tony Terreni, Alfred Calleja, Noel Manche and Jimmy Micallef Enyaud.
With Paul Debono and Alfred Calleja
Għajn Tuffieħa: 1963 recruits intake
Front row centre: Lt. Michael Camilleri, Sgt Joseph (“Żużu”) Azzopardi
1959: 23 Bty officers
L to R:
Lt. Renè Formosa
Capt. Louis Sullivan
Capt. Alfred Calleja
2/Lt William Galea
Maj. Lawrence ...
OFFICERS 23 BATTERY 11 HAA REGT RMA (T)
16TH March 1958
Capt. R.H Formosa, Capt. C Bartoli, Capt, A.D. Calleja, Lt.A. Greg...
Għajn Tuffieha, 1961: 11 HAA Officers
L to R:
Sitting: Surg. Maj. Loris Manchè, Maj. Maurice Pillow, Maj. Louis Radmilli, ...
Memories of 11th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RMA(T) 1951-1963‏
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Memories of 11th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RMA(T) 1951-1963‏

  1. 1. Memories Of 11th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RMA(T) 1951-1963 by Michael Camilleri mcam01@go.net.mt Back Row, C Psaila, A Calleja, A Amato Gauci, J Galea, L Vassallo Cesareo, G Zammit Briffa, N Curmi, J Miller, G Kissaun, J Sullivan. Middle Row, K Muscat (QM), W Galea, E Borg, J Buttigieg Depiro, B Sant Cassia, P Caruana Dingli, J Bonello, G Miceli, P Beacom, S Portelli, R Forosa, S Galea. Front Row, G Borg (PM's Sec.) F Grima, Maj. Ronald Abela (Adj), A Micallef Bartolo, PM, A Pace Bonello (Commanding) Brig. G Micallef (CTF) P P Formosa M Petrococcino, Fr A Vella (Chaplain), E Bonavia.
  2. 2. With Maj Maurice Pillow, George Sebastain Zammit and Capt AD Calleja
  3. 3. 1962: 23 Bty at Għajn Tuffieha Front left: BSM “Lolly” Rizzo. Front right: TSM Emanuel Mallia Maltex 1963: Landing at Mġarr, Gozo In foreground: WO II C. Vassallo
  4. 4. Għahn Tuffieħa, 1963 Dining-out dinner for Lt. Col. Louis Pace Bonello Front : Fr. Walter Chircop OP Maj (QM) George O’Neill Capt. Maurice Petrocochino Maj. Tony Debono Col. Terry Dunkerley Lt. Col. Louis Pace Bonello Lt. Col. Roland Jacono Maj. Louis Radmilli Maj. Maurice Pillow Maj. Albert Abela Centre: Lt. Salvino Testaferrata Moroni Viani Capt. Joe Doublet Capt. Edgar Bonavia Capt. Renè Formosa Capt. Joe Perici Capt. Joe Abela Capt. Tony Scicluna Capt. Benny Sant Cassia Capt. Eddie Borg Capt. Francis Grima Capt. Maurice Petrocochino Surg. Maj. Loris Manchè Back: 2/Lt. George Zammit Lt. Paul Debono Lt. Leo Vassallo Cesareo Lt Walter Camilleri Lt. William Galea Lt. Charles Catania Lt. Stanley Galea Capt. Alfred Calleja Capt. Ives de Barro Lt. Michael Camilleri
  5. 5. Capt. Alfred Calleja with daughter Joan Vassallo
  6. 6. Maltex 1963: Landing at Mġarr, Gozo From left: TSM C. Vassallo; unidentified signalman; Lt. Michael Camilleri
  7. 7. 1963: Troops Malta Small Arms Meeting 11 Regt .303” team Front: WO II M. Fenech Gonzi; WO II J. Buttigieg Sitting: Capt. Edgar Bonavia; Capt. Maurice Petrocochino; Maj. Paul Camilleri Lt. Col. Roland Jacono: Maj. Lawrence Zammit: Sgt. Hili; Lt. Michael Camilleri Back: Gnr Debattista; S/Sgt. V. Abela; unidentified; Sgt T. Farrell
  8. 8. 1962: 3.7” gun detachment at Torri Qalet Marku From left: Sir Maurice Dorman (Governor) ; Maj. Tony Debono (CIG); Lt. Col. Louis Pace Bonello (CO) Behind: Gnr Brincat; L/Bdr John Sullivan At rear: Unidentified officer (probably Lt. Col. Roland Jacono (CO designate) and (partly visible) Col. Jimmy Gatt (CTF)
  9. 9. With Tony Terreni, Alfred Calleja, Noel Manche and Jimmy Micallef Enyaud.
  10. 10. With Paul Debono and Alfred Calleja
  11. 11. Għajn Tuffieħa: 1963 recruits intake Front row centre: Lt. Michael Camilleri, Sgt Joseph (“Żużu”) Azzopardi
  12. 12. 1959: 23 Bty officers L to R: Lt. Renè Formosa Capt. Louis Sullivan Capt. Alfred Calleja 2/Lt William Galea Maj. Lawrence Zammit 2/Lt. Michael Camilleri Lt. Joe Doublet Capt. Edgar Bonavia 2/Lt. Tony Gregory
  13. 13. OFFICERS 23 BATTERY 11 HAA REGT RMA (T) 16TH March 1958 Capt. R.H Formosa, Capt. C Bartoli, Capt, A.D. Calleja, Lt.A. Gregory Capt L. Sullivan, Major L Zammit (OC) Capt. E. R Bonavia
  14. 14. Għajn Tuffieha, 1961: 11 HAA Officers L to R: Sitting: Surg. Maj. Loris Manchè, Maj. Maurice Pillow, Maj. Louis Radmilli, Maj .Frank Formosa Gauci, Lt-Col. Louis Pace Bonello, Maj. Benny Portelli, Maj. Lawrence Zammit, Rev. Fr. Formosa Gauci, Maj (QM) George O’Neill Standing: Lt. Charles Catania, Capt. Ives de Barro, Lt. Stanley Calea, Lt. Joe Doublet, Capt. Edgar Bonavia, Lt. Michael Camilleri, Capt. Louis Sullivan, Capt. Maurice Petrocochino, Lt. Paul Debono, Capt. Francis Grima, Lt. William Galea, Lt. Tony Gregory, Capt. Eddie Borg, Capt. Tony Scicluna, Lt. Renè Formosa, Capt. Bobby Marks, Lt. Walter Camilleri, Lt. Peter Tortell, Capt. Joe Abela, Capt. Alfred Calleja. Updated Monday, 24 February 2014 alexabela3@gmail.com

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