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Title: The End of an Era at Palazzo D'Aurel, Gudja
Keywords: Malta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964
Great Britain. Army -- Colonial forces -- Malta
Malta -- History -- 20th century
Malta -- History -- 1979-
Palazzo Dorell (Gudja, Malta)
Issue Date: 2017-04-01
Publisher: Standard Publications Ltd
Citation: (2017, April 1). The End of an Era at Palazzo D'Aurel, Gudja, Malta Independent, pp. 12.
Abstract: Rear Admiral Sir Nigel Cecil, the last Commander British Forces Malta, died on March 10 2017, a week after eing admitted to hospital in England with double pneumonia. He was 91. Admiral Cecit who left Malta on board HMS London following the closure of the British military base on March 31, 1979, retained a strong life-long affection for Malta. The last Staff Meeting of the British Forces in Malta took place at Palazzo D' Aurel on 22 February 1979.
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