History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1905

During 1905

The Officers and NCOs in 1905. The Company is the London District Drill champion, winning the Meares Colours, which is the flag in the background. This is the last year of the competition; the Daily Telegraph Shield would be started the following year. Lt Chas Chopping is the Officer on the left hand side. Captain Thomas Plowman is in the middle, behind the Cup with Lt Alfred Winsley on his right hand side. Lionel Plowman is the Officer on the right hand side.

The whole of the 3rd Enfield, again as London District Drill champion (Meares Colours).


During 1905

3rd Enfield football team.


During 1905

3rd Enfield gymnastics pyramid squad.


Thursday 11th May
The 3rd Enfield gives a drill demonstration at the Royal Albert Hall Display.


Report on the Display.


Monday 29th May
The Company wins the Meares Colours at the headquarters of the London Rifle Brigade in Bunhill Row. This is first London District trophy won by the Company. Result: 1st - 3rd Enfield (184), 2nd - 5th London (166), 3rd - 66th London (156), 4th - 46th London (146).


Monday 12th June
The Whit Monday Inspection and Sports: The Company wins the Sports Cup for the third successive year. It also wins the Enfield Battalion Football League for the second year running.


Saturday 5th August to Sunday 13th August
Clacton-on-Sea is the venue for the annual Summer Camp.


Lt Blee's tent (left) and Lt R Plowman's tent (centre and right).

The boys "ragging" T R Plowman on the beach.

The boys "ragging" Raggy.

Striking camp.

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