History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1914

During 1914
The Company starts a Bugle Band; this replaces the Drum and Fife Band.

Wednesday 25th March
The 3rd Enfield wins the Battalion Colours competition.

Thursday 7th May
The 3rd is once again in the final of the Daily Telegraph Shield competition at the Royal Albert Hall Display, but loses to the 62nd London.

Sunday 10th May
Sir William A Smith, the Founder of The Boys' Brigade, passes away after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage.

Friday 15th May
The 3rd Enfield and 62nd London Companies form the Guard of Honour as the coffin of Sir William A Smith is moved from the Chapel of St Bartholomew's Hospital. The two Companies stand with arms reversed, as they escort the remains to Euston Station, to be transported to Glasgow. Staff Sergeant A L Winsley of the 3rd Enfield acts as one of the pall bearers.

The order of service for the funeral service.

A page from a book written about William Smith, and a page from a BB book.

Pages from The Boys' Brigade Gazette.

Monday 1st June

Whit Monday Sports programme.

Saturday 1st August to Tuesday 4th August
The Battalion Summer Camp in Felixstowe is interrupted by the outbreak of the First World War on the Tuesday. The boys return home by train, and some of the Officers are detained by the Army.


Harold Dye is lying in the middle of this photo.

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Summer Camp 2018 in Norfolk

Added 7th September 2018
From Saturday 18th to Friday 24th August a group of young people and leaders from the 3rd and 10th Enfield travelled to Beeston Regis in Norfolk for our Summer Camp.
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London District Band & Drill competitions

Added 18th July 2018
On Saturday 14th July the London District Band & Drill competitions took place at 14th West Kent HQ in Bexleyheath.
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Summer Programme

Added 18th July 2018
Over the last few weeks of term our Summer Programme took place on Monday evenings, where we were able to take advantage of the longer evenings and better weather to go out and about and do some different activities.
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Junior Section Weekend Camp

Added 18th July 2018
From Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July members of Enfield and Inner North London Battalions came together for a Junior Section Weekend Camp at Felden Lodge.
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