Ref NoWBA/BT/27/39/2/1
TitleComrades in Khaki
DescriptionComrades in Khaki was the first internal magazine for employees of Boots, published from April 1915 - April/May 1916. There were 12 editions in total. The magazine was introduced to maintain communication between Boots and the men from the company who were serving in the First World War. Proceeds from the sale of the magazine went to a fund for the sick and wounded.

Each edition began with a short letter of greeting from Jesse Boot. Inside, pages included a Roll of Honour which listed the names and regiment of those who had joined up, letters from the men away fighting and obituaries of those who died. There were reports on employee activity back home to support the troops, including fund-raising, as well as what Boots itself was doing to support the men and their families, Some editions carried reports of operations in a particular war region , poems, adverts for the Prince of Wales' Fund, the War Seal Foundation and Boots Sick and Wounded fund, plus details of social activities including the Boots Plaisaunce Band and the Wives and Weans party.

This title ceased publication in May 1916 due to paper shortages and lack of resource.

Mainly black and white, contains photographs and illustrations
Date1915-1916
LevelFile
Extent14 items
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