History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1917 - Formation of the Boy Reserves

During 1917
Weekly programme:
Monday - Shooting
Tuesday - Gymnastics
Wednesday - Drill
Thursday - Band
Friday - Special Drill

The Boys' Brigade collects waste paper on behalf of the Prince of Wales National Relief Fund.

Friday 23rd March
The Company wins the Founder's Cup for Gymnastics and the Colours competition. In the latter the 3rd beats the 1st Enfield by 363 points to 316 points.

The annual Athletic Sports at Foy's Field, Baker Street, takes place.

Thursday 3rd May
Annual Company Display: T R Plowman acts as Inspecting Officer at the Display. He is then a 2nd Lieutenant in the London Regiment.

Lieutenant T R Plowman is wounded in his left arm and knee. He is transported to a hospital in Manchester. Meanwhile, Mr A L Winsley becomes Captain of the Company.

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