Watford in the First World War -  Supporting the troops

Throughout 1915, the Watford Observer encouraged its readers to support the men fighting overseas.  They ran many campaigns, of which the national "Smokes for Tommy" was one example.

The newspaper also printed letters with requests both from those who were fighting and those who were Prisoners of War.  

At the end of 1915, people were encourage to send "winter comforts" to the troops, and to contribute to the "Christmas Pudding Fund".