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British Open

Sat 4th Sep 1943

Test Piece: Themes from Symphony No. 5 [Beethoven]
- Ludwig van Beethoven arr. Denis Wright
Adjudicators: Herbert Bennett, Henry Geehl
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Bickershaw Colliery William Haydock 17 194
2 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer 20 192
3 Creswell Colliery Harold Moss 19 190
4 Brighouse & Rastrick Harry Mortimer 16 187
5 Barrow Shipyard Herbert Sutcliffe 6 182
6 Yorkshire Copperworks Nathan Sidebottom 14 180
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Albert Badrick 1
Gawthorpe Victoria Harold Kemp 2
City of Coventry Harry Heyes 3
Sankey's Castle Works Cyril Yorath 4
Halifax Home Guard Tom Casson 5
Grimethorpe Colliery George Thompson 7
ICI (Alkali) Fred Mortimer 8
Harton Colliery Jack Atherton 9
Chopwell Colliery Harry Mileman 10
Horwich Old Arthur Hazelhurst 11
Cory Reg Little 12
North Seaton J. Foulds 13
Parkhead Forge (Glasgow) George Hawkins 15
Crookhall Colliery J. J. Stobbs 18
CWS (Manchester) Albert E. Rayner 21
W Crossley Brothers
W Fairfield (Buxton)
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Tom Eastwood was appointed referee.


1st: 50 plus 2000 Gold Trophy plus the "Sunday Chronicle" Trophy
2nd: 20
3rd: 12
4th: 8
5th: 6
6th: 4

The winning band performed a short concert after the presentation of the prizes, as well as a broadcast on the BBC on 5th September.

British Open and Qualifying

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