History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1916

During 1916
Rev Ebenezer Rees becomes the Chaplain of the 3rd Enfield.


During 1916
News is received of old boys serving in Egypt; Sgt A Martin (Dublin Fusiliers) meets George Roebuck, Alfred Nash and William Symonds.


During 1916
The Company provides the escorts for the King's Colours and Brigade Colours at the Empire Day celebration.


During 1916

NCOs and Officers, from left to right:
Back row: Lt Alfred Winsley, Lt Till, Lt Tucker, Lt Comber, Lt Chas Chopping.
Middle row: Colour Sgt Jack Maunder, Cpl Blades, Captain Thomas Room Plowman, Cpl Ron Sleath, Sgt Duke Addison.
Front row: L/Cpl Arthur Pegrum, Cpl Tom Smith, L/Cpl Bert Halford.


January
A combined Bible Class takes place. Present are the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 7th Enfield Companies. It is held at the Southbury Road School. 3rd Enfield Captain T R Plowman, also Battalion President, occupies the chair, supported by Mr H S Hardman.


Friday 24th March
The Battalion Colours competition takes place.


Friday 31st March
Mr Robert Lionel Plowman marries Nella Williams at Christ Church. Mr Thomas Room Plowman acts as best man.


May
British Hall, Chase Side: Captain R S Peacock presents the Company with the Daily Telegraph Shield again. Result: 1st - 3rd Enfield (522 1/2), 2nd - 94th London (521), 3rd - 62nd London (479 1/2). Eight boys who died in the War are remembered.


Sunday 18th June
The annual Sports competition takes place at Cherry Orchard Lane.


November
Mr T R Plowman enlists in the Inns of Court Officers Training Corps. Mr Charles Chopping takes over as 3rd Enfield Company Captain.

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