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Combined Brigade Rally

Rushden Echo & Argus, 27th July 1934, transcribed by Kay Collins

Cricket & Sports at Knuston - Combined Brigade Rally

A combined field rally of district Boys' Life Brigades, with the junior departments joining in, was held in the grounds of Knuston Hall, by kind permission of Mr C A K Green, on Saturday afternoon.

The following companies were present: 1st Rushden Methodists under Lieutenant Reynolds, 2nd Rushden Baptists, under Leader Alderman, 1st Higham Ferrers, under Lieutenant R Blackwell, and members from Raunds.

The programme opened with a cricket match, the different companies forming two sides, and tea followed. Sports were held in the evening, and prizes were presented as follows:

Boys' flat race (under 10 years), 1 A Warner, 2 J Robinson; over 10 years, 1 H Childs, 2 C Harris; high jump (under 10 years), 1 J Ainsworth, 2 O Payne; over 10 years, 1 R King, 2 N King; three-legged race, 1 G Bailey, 2 M Goode.

Mr Green gave a short talk at the close.

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