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Pretty much all bonfire Socities have a Banner at the start of there group to show who they are to the public who turn up and might not know who wears what. Over time, Battel Bonfire Boyes have gained and lost many of these Banners, and some have been repaired due to damage etc. Here is a list of as many of them as possible.


Unknown
Year: 1897
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: ?
Information: All that is known is it was a Banner.

Unknown
Year: 1932
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: None
Information: Cloth Banner design saying “Battle Bonfire Boys, all collections to be given to local charities”

Cloth Banner
Year: 1968?
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: None
Information: A simple cloth Banner. Known photos make it hard to fully detect the design but Battle Bonfire Boys is written on it, with a large White Skull and Crossbone design.

Cloth Banner
Year: 1971-1974?
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: None
Information: Before Wooden Banners, Cloth Banners were very common. While Wooden ones had started to appear by this time, Battel either only had or also had this cloth one. This was a simple plain Banner with a Skull design with `BATTEL` and BBB written on it.

Triangle Shield Banner
Year: 1977
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: None
Information: Plain colourer Banner with “Battle Bonfire Boys” Written on it and what appears to be a couple of images either traced or past on. 2 of the Max Blackman Guy Design and 1 of the Max Blackman Programme Cover

Shield Banner 1
Year: 1980s
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: 3
Information: A large wooden Banner, it is believed to have been created after 1986 as it now features an est. date of 1646 and Battel was believed to date back to 1686 up to and including 1986, before more records were located.

Shield Banner 2a
Year: 198X
Status: In Service
Designer: Guy Osborn
Torch Amount: 3
Information: This is the currently oldest known banner still in use, it dates back around the early to mid 80s. It was Later repainted (See Shield Banner 2b)

Shield Banner 2b
Year: 198X
Status: In Service
Designer: Guy Osborn
Torch Amount: 3
Information: This is the currently oldest known banner still in use, it dates back around the early to mid 80s. While the details and design is still the same, paint changes have turned the Skull from a Bone White, to a Rot Green, and the border changed from the Same colour Red to Yellow.

Year Banner
Year: 1986
Status: Decommissioned
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: 2
Information: This banner was and old one used which featured the then believed start of the society of 1686 and also the current date on a red shield like banner, with Sword and Axe in the background. Each year it was edited to feature the current date. The Banner was Decommissioned in the early 90s.

Shield Banner 3
Year: 198X
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: 3
Information: This banner is very much like Shield Banner 1 and would seam to be a repaint, But careful look will see a different shape, most notable in the bottom of the banner.

Convict Banner
Year: 199X
Status: In Service
Designer: Mark Oldroyd
Torch Amount: 2
Information: This banner was designed for away events or to be used with the battle seconds who dress up in the away outfit of a convict (though some of the seconds can be anything really).

Large Red Shield Banner
Year: 19XX
Status: In Service
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: 3
Information: ?

Green Round Banner
Year: 19XX
Status: ?
Designer: ?
Torch Amount: 3
Information: ?

Guy Fawkes Shadow Banner
Year: 200X
Status: In Service
Designer: Mark Oldroyd
Torch Amount: 2
Information: Design for smaller bonfires where only a small group of members go to



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