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Item ID# A958.027.006
Title Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 5
Object Name Newspaper
Dates of Creation November 9, 1917
Creator Johnston, Thomas
Description Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 5, November 9, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.'s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw.

Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include:
"Editorial"
"An Invitation" (Godalming Y.M.C.A.)
"No. 5 Platoon, "B" Company, Chesley Platoon" with photo
"Hut Scrapings and Sweepings"
"Worthless Jock McGregor by Pte. A.W. Drummond"
"Bruce Ten Years Hence"
"The Soldier's Prayer"
""Bruce in Khaki" Staff Honoured"
"Bugle Band Bullets"
"Bruce County News" with photo of Jack Johnston
"Camp News"
"Musical Notes"
"Medals Awarded"
"An Opportunity"
"In Memory" of Pte. James Wesley Haug
Admin/Biographical History "The Battalion paper, "Bruce in Khaki,' was the entire production of the Officers, N.C.O.'s and men of the [160th] Battalion. It was printed at A. Lindsay's Printing Office, Godalming, Surrey, where the Editor and his helpers were generously allowed full use of the office and equipment. Private Tom Johnston was appointed Editor and Corporal N. Black, business manager, and they had entire charge of the editing, printing and distribution of the paper. The first copy was printed on October 12, 1917, and copies were printed weekly up to the sixth copy, after which, owing to the difficulty in securing paper and the War Office requiring to censor the contents, etc., it was almost impossible to get it printed; however a final copy, No. 7, was published as a New Year's Edition, on the 1st of January, 1918."

Source: "Bruce in Khaki: A History of the Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any time on the strength of the Battalion" by F. Treve James and Thomas Johnston, 1934.
Physical Description 16 p. ; 24 x 18 cm
Subjects 160th Bruce Battalion
First World War
Military
Military camps
Military life
Soldiers
People Agnew, James
Aiken, Milton John
Alexander, Earl Thomas
Armstrong, Wilfred William
Beattie, Lewis Earl
Becker, John Hermon
Bell, Albert
Bell, Clifford William
Bell, Joseph Wellington
Bell, Norman
Bell, Reuben Lawrence
Bell, Wilton Adam
Bennett, Frederick James
Biebighauser, Benjamin Bernhardt
Bowie, Barnie
Brady, Tom
Bruegman, Truman
Butchart, Ivan
Campbell, John
Carter, James
Cass, John Carlyle
Clifton, Louis
Cocklin, Daniel
Cole, Dawson
Cole, Peter Henderson
Cox, John Percival
Dobson, Frank
Dymott, Arthur
Eason, Irwin
Eldridge, William
Fraser, William Edward
Galbraith, Thomas
Garner, John Stewart
George, Walter Mervin
Grant, James Albert
Gray, John
Gray, Robert John
Hahn, Morgan
Hammond, William
Haug, James Wesley
Henderson, Herbert Earle
Henderson, Roy
Hepburn, Samuel James
Hooey, Sydney Edward
Hoover, Norman Elmer
Hunter, Ernest
Johnston, Jack
Johnston, Thomas
Jones, George Daniel
Kincaid, Robert James
Krug, Harold
Lamont, Bert
Linge, Arthur
Little, James Clow
Lustig, Roy
MacCartney, Leonard Lorne
Maher, George
Marsh, George Henry
Marsh, James Edward
Matheson, Kenneth Alexander
Maxwell, Roy Alexander
McArthur, Christie
McCombe, Alexander T.
McCombe, Alexander T.
McDonald, David
McDonald, James Hunter
McDonald, John C.
McDonald, Neil
McDonald, Stewart
McDonald, William Malcolm
McGregor, Robroy
McKechnie, Victor Alexander
McKenzie, Stewart
McKillop, Malcolm
McLay, Angus
Melligan, Theodore
Miller, Samuel
Mitchell, Solomon
Mowat, Herbert Angus
Nairn, Ivan
Nelson, William Robert
Parker, Charles Hammond
Parker, Hugh John McDonald
Pearson, Annie
Pettigrew, Ernest
Phillips, Charles George
Pound, John Alfred
Roberts, Albert Charles
Robinson, Peter
Ruhl, William Alfred
Rundle, Francis William Humphrey
Runstadtler, Victor George
Sewell, Gordon Russell
Shaw, Farquhar
Sherk, Pearlous E.
Shewfelt, Gordon Archibald
Shouldice, Victor
Small, William George
Smith, Edward Miller
Smith, George Nelson
Taylor, Robert
Walker, Norman Thomas
Walks, John David
Wark, George
Watts, Harry
Weiss, Edward
Whiteman, Herbert
Wingfield, John B.
Wood, Percy
Woods, John
Wright, Ernest George
Wright, Thomas Neaven Jamieson
Young, Alexander
Young, Wililam Howard
Place 160th Bruce Battalion
Level of Description Item
Parent Object A958.027.002-.008