History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1956

During 1956

The Bugle Band.

The Company wins the Battalion Gymnastics competition.

Sunday 18th March
Sidney J Lahee passes away after suffering a heart attack.

The Company wins the Battalion Bugle Band competition.

Saturday 12th May
The Company wins the Devonshire Cup for Bugle Bands for the first time, by beating the 77th London in the final at the Royal Albert Hall. The test piece is "Royal Albert Hall" and the cup is presented by Dr Roger Bannister.

Saturday 16th June
The 3rd Enfield wins the Bowler Cup, the non pre-service class, in the annual bugle and trumpet band contest held in Hornchurch.

Saturday 25th August
The Company Band appears on BBC Television, when they take part in an Earl's Court Show.

Tuesday 28th August to Wednesday 29th August
The camp site at Corfe Castle is hit by a gale, reaching 43 miles per hour. The marquee and tents are blown down, and the boys are evacuated to a Church Hall.

Saturday 8th September
The 3rd Enfield forms a Guard of Honour at Ralph Harness's wedding.

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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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