History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1924

Tuesday 26th February
The 3rd Enfield wins the Gymnastics Cup with the team of Cpl F Rippingale, Gritty, Pte Pinner and Pte Burton. The venue is the headquarters of the 8th Enfield. Result: 1st - 3rd Enfield (172 1/2), 2nd - 1st and 2nd Enfield (170).


Wednesday 19th March
The Battalion Drill competition takes place. Result: 1st - 1st Enfield (170), 2nd - 3rd Enfield (166), 3rd - 2nd Enfield (124), 4th - 6th Enfield (120).


April
The Company wins the Distin Cup for football.


Thursday 1st May
The 1st Enfield wins the Daily Telegraph Shield for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall Display. The 1st beats the 76th London by 226 marks to 195 marks in the final.


Monday 9th June
The 3rd Enfield wins the Sports Cup at the Whit Monday Inspection and Sports by the large margin of 21 points. The event attracts a crowd of 7000.


Saturday 2nd August to Sunday 10th August
The Enfield Battalion Camp takes place at Clacton. The 3rd wins the Inter-Company Football Shield.

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