1st Chipping Sodbury Scout Group

1st Chipping Sodbury Scout Group scouting in Chipping Sodbury, Yate & Wickwar since 1914

History 3

November 4th

Scout S. Stock (2nd of the Woodpigeon patrol) was awarded  Medal of Merit & certificate for saving boy from drowning in Spa pools, Yate, on Sept. 16th 1915

The presentation was made at The Ridge, by Major W.A. Gordon, D.S.O (Asst. Commissioner of Thornbury District) in the presence of the Scout Officers, Patrol-Leaders and Seconds.



TREK-CART presented to the Troop by the 12th (S) Battalion, Gloster Regiment, before their departure for the front.

January 7th

A performance of "The Quest of the Three Brothers", a fairy story by Joyce Burges. The sum of £20 was taken; £6 sent to fund for Boy Scout's Ambulance at the front.


Scouts made SAND-BAGS for men at the front; and mittens and mufflers for men on mine-sweepers in North Sea

Formation of new Patrol - "PEEWIT". E. Morgan elected Patrol-Leader


Peewit Patrol collected waste paper to help "Inky-Imp" scheme (Bristol) to provide for a Social Club for soldiers.

April 24th

Service in the Cathedral, attended by over 1,200 Scouts and Cubs. Display on Football Ground - Peewit Patrol did Trek-Cart Drill Peacock Patrol did signalling Woodpigeon did First Aid.

1st Chipping Sodbury Wolf Cubs did Cub Exercises and Signalling.

Inspection and address by CHIEF SCOUT.