History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1985

During 1985

3rd Enfield Drum Team.

During 1985

London District competition results 1984/85.

The Company wins the first North London Zone Marching Bugle Band contest.

Michael Parker represents the BB movement at a service at St Paul's Cathedral to mark the 50th anniversary of the King George Jubilee Trust.

Saturday 23rd March
The Company wins the London District Junior Bugle Band competition. This is the first time it enters the competition. The test piece is Gurkha Rifles.

1985 London District Junior Band champions.

Information about the Band competitions from the London District Office.

Wednesday 3rd April
The 1st and 3rd Enfield win the Daily Telegraph Shield in the first combined entry competition. The 14th West Kent is second and the 2nd/17th/29th West Kent third. The competition is held in Clapham Common.

1st and 3rd Enfield Companies at Forty Hall, celebrating winning the Daily Telegraph Shield for Drill.

3rd Enfield Company photo with the Daily Telegraph Shield.

Saturday 4th May
The 95th Company Display takes place. The event marks the retirement of Peter Spence, who had been in charge of the Company's Junior Section for 25 years.

Saturday 11th May
Royal Albert Hall Display: As winners of the Daily Telegraph Shield, the 1st and 3rd provide the Guard of Honour and do a drill demonstration. They also parade the Queen's and London Colours.

The Company wins the Athletics competition for the fourth year running.

Mark Pollard becomes London District Javelin champion.

The London Bugle Band takes part in the Royal Tournament at Earl's Court. The 3rd Enfield is represented within the Band.

A combined 1st and 3rd Enfield Summer Camp takes place in Rhossili, South Wales.

Campus 85 Nottingham University: Andrew Mason and Ashley Clarke enjoy this event based on the Campus 83 idea. The event is held to mark the International Youth Year.

Sunday 29th September
The Company parades the Queen's and London District Colours at the London District Church Parade.

Friday 4th October
A memorial is unveiled at St Paul's Cathedral in honour of Sir William Alexander Smith, founder of The Boys' Brigade, who died in London in 1914. As winners of the Daily Telegraph Shield, the 1st and 3rd Enfield are present at the event and provide escorts for the Brigade and Queen's Colours.

Sunday 10th November
The Remembrance Sunday Parade takes place.

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