Might this photo be of the 298th Scout Band? It is labelled 26th May Wed, Rob. Butts on the back. (Which suggest 1954 orThe promise I made under the Union Jack on passing the tenderfoot stage and becoming a member of the 298th Birmingham...
... our scout leader (Les Humphries) told us that we had originally been an Air Scout group
We also had a scout band. Wanted to play the drums but so did everyone else so there were only places for buglers. My friend and I were allowed to take our bugles home to practice.
At one time Les Humphries had a motorbike and sidecar. He offered to take me home one evening from some event at St. Giles' school hall and it was a bit of a shock to see his bike as I had expected a car! I think Les lived at the top of Bayford Avenue. He had a daughter, Joyce, who I think might have been Akela at some time. Other scoutmasters were George Farmer and Frank Bragg