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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