History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1939

During 1939

The 3rd Enfield Company.


March
The Company wins the Battalion Gymnastics competition.


Friday 3rd March
A shield carved out of wood, with the crest of The Boys' Brigade and the motto "Sure and Stedfast" is presented to the Company by the widow of the late Mr Norris Toms. The shield was presented to the founder of the Company in 1896, by Sgt H Hyde.


Wednesday 3rd May
The 49th annual Display takes place at Chase Side School.


Wednesday 3rd May to Saturday 6th May
The Royal Albert Hall Display takes place.


Wednesday 16th August to Saturday 2nd September
The Jubilee Camp takes place at Breen, Somerset, with 46 boys, 8 Officers and 9 staff. The camp is held early due to world events.


September
The Golden Jubilee session of the 3rd Enfield Company begins.


Sunday 3rd September
Great Britain enters into a World War.


Saturday 16th December
At the new Christ Church Hall, the 3rd Enfield holds a special Jubilee celebration. The hall is in a state of blackout due to wartime conditions. The Guest of Honour is Captain G Stanley Smith MC, and 160 people attend.

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Easter at the 3rd Enfield

Added on 4th April 2019

On Monday 1st April We held our final Monday evening meeting before the Easter holidays.
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North London Zone Hare & Hounds fun race

Added on 4th April 2019

On Saturday 30th March the Hare & Hounds fun race took place at Grovelands Park in Winchmore Hill.
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North London Zone Inter Battalion Laser Quest competition

Added on 4th April 2019

On Wednesday 27th March members of the 3rd Enfield joined with others from Enfield Battalion to take part in the North London Zone Inter Battalion Laser Quest competition.
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Enfield Battalion Church Parade and Explore activity afternoon

Added on 27th March 2019

On Sunday 24th March the annual Enfield Battalion Church Parade took place at Ponders End United Reformed Church (12th Enfield HQ), followed by an Explore activity afternoon for all age groups.
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