History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1926

During 1926
The Boys' Brigade amalgamates with The Boys' Life Brigade. As part of this, the BB's Boy Reserves merges with the BLB's Lifeboys, with the section becoming known as the Life Boys.

The Company wins the Founder's Cup. It also wins the Bugle Band competition for the first time.

Thursday 18th March
The Battalion Drill competition is held at the Territorial Drill Hall. The 1st wins the Colours with the 3rd second.

Tuesday 11th May
The Royal Albert Hall Display: The 1st Enfield wins the Daily Telegraph Shield at the Display, in front of the Prince of Wales and the Crown Prince of Japan.

Monday 24th May
Whit Monday Sports: The Company wins the Sports Cup by a 20 point margin.

Distin Cup finalists.

Sunday 1st August to Saturday 14th August
The Battalion Camp is held at Felixstowe. 200 Officers and boys attend the camp. The camp magazine is called the the Felixstowe Fizzband.

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)