History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1947

During 1947

Officers and NCOs.

The Bugle Band.

The Company.


January
The Company wins the Ambulance competition.


Friday 14th February
The Company wins the PT competition.


April
The 3rd Enfield handicraft classes start toy making and repairing classes for the Baker Street Day Nursery. This activity is reported in the Evening Star and The Boys' Brigade Gazette.


Friday 2nd May to Saturday 3rd May
The 3rd Enfield puts on a remarkable item at the Royal Albert Hall Display, called the Sixteen Squad, in which a squad of sixteen young athletes carrying sparkling wands give an intricate figure marching display.


Bill Hutchings is on the right hand side.


A postcard showing the Sixteen Squad.


June
The Company helps to repair toys for children of the local nursery, shown in the picture with Captain Bob Pinner.


Saturday 16th August to Saturday 23rd August
The Summer Camp is held at Whitecliffe Bay.


October
An attempt is made to destroy the Headquarters of the 3rd Enfield, the Stedfast Hut, by fire. The Headquarters are saved by the prompt action of the handicraft class of the Clay Hill Women's Institute.


November
The Bandmaster of the 3rd Enfield, Mr Pelgrum, passes away suddenly.


December
The Company wins the Squad Drill competition.

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