History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1969

During 1969
The Battalion Church Parade takes place.

Saturday 1st March
The 3rd Enfield excels at the Battalion Display and Drill competition at Kingsmead School. The Company wins the Battalion Colours, beating the 1st Enfield by 172 1/2 points to 162 1/2 points. The Company also gives a band item called "Band Agogo".

The winning 3rd Enfield Company, with Captain Ron Langhorn on the far left hand side.


The Company in the Church Hall with the London District Two Section Drill trophy.

Saturday 10th May
The Company wins the London District Two Section Drill competition in the last final to be held at the Royal Albert Hall Display. This is the first London Drill competition the Company has won for 26 years. The Company defeats the 13th Ealing Company in the final by 1 point (137 to 136), and also gives a modern beat bugle item called "Band Agogo"; it receives a standing ovation on the Saturday evening. The Company also takes part in the finale to each performance.

The Company's Summer Camp survives two storms and strong winds at Swanage. The damage is reported by ITN and in the national press.

A sponsored silence is held by the 3rd Enfield to raise money for Company funds.

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