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James Joss Wishart was born at 2:55 pm at 50 St. Vigeans Road in Arbroath. He was the son of James Wishart, an iron moulder, and Maggie Joss who had married in Arbroath during November 1912. James is the ninth Wishart baby born during wartime Great Britain.
A rainy morning greets men of the 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers who include 8394 Pte. John Waddie Wishart. The Germans continue to retire and the battalion move off at 8 a.m. Near the village of Priez they come perilously close to German shelling and come to a temporary halt before marching to Sommelans where they billet. 56591 Gnr. George Greig Wishart of the 56th Battery, RFA bivouacs a few miles to the east of John’s position, south of Monnes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]