History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1924

Tuesday 26th February
The 3rd Enfield wins the Gymnastics Cup with the team of Cpl F Rippingale, Gritty, Pte Pinner and Pte Burton. The venue is the headquarters of the 8th Enfield. Result: 1st - 3rd Enfield (172 1/2), 2nd - 1st and 2nd Enfield (170).

Wednesday 19th March
The Battalion Drill competition takes place. Result: 1st - 1st Enfield (170), 2nd - 3rd Enfield (166), 3rd - 2nd Enfield (124), 4th - 6th Enfield (120).

The Company wins the Distin Cup for football.

Thursday 1st May
The 1st Enfield wins the Daily Telegraph Shield for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall Display. The 1st beats the 76th London by 226 marks to 195 marks in the final.

Monday 9th June
The 3rd Enfield wins the Sports Cup at the Whit Monday Inspection and Sports by the large margin of 21 points. The event attracts a crowd of 7000.

Saturday 2nd August to Sunday 10th August
The Enfield Battalion Camp takes place at Clacton. The 3rd wins the Inter-Company Football Shield.

Keep up to date:

Latest news

Zoom Quiz Night

As we can't hold our usual annual Quiz Night in person this year, we're inviting you to join us for a Zoom Quiz Night on Saturday 23rd January!
(Read full article)

Christmas at the 3rd

Following the November lockdown we were able to meet face-to-face once again on Monday 7th December, which was also our final meeting of 2020.
(Read full article)

Remembrance with a difference

Despite the unusual circumstances, we were able to get involved in Remembrance activities to commemorate those who gave their lives in conflict.
(Read full article)

Returning to face-to-face activities

Although we have had to do things slightly differently, it has been great to get back to face-to-face meetings over the last few weeks.
(Read full article)

(View all news)