Sergt. S. Allen, 37th Battalion, C.E.F., Headquarters Staff, Exhibition Camp, Toronto
Mending Boots for the 37th Battalion CEF
Shoe and Leather Journal, Acton Publishing Co., Toronto, Ontario published Wednesday, December 15, 1915
Monday, November 01, 1915
Transcribed by: Marika I. Pirie
The Shoe and Leather journal was an industry magazine that was published twice each month. The full publication for 1915 is digitized and available online. The magazine reported on the shoe industry across Canada, and often featured details about men who had been with the shoe industry and had enlisted for military service. Also covered were many topics about footwear production for military use, and other subjects connected to the war.
The letter that was published is not actually dated, but this web page requires a date to be entered, so it has been estimated to be around November 1915.
THEY STOOD THE STRAIN SPLENDIDLY
The Walpole Rubber Co. of Canada, Limited, recently received this appreciative letter regarding use of rubber heels by Canadian soldiers: