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France & Flanders

Killed today is S/20072 Pte. George Burt Wishart of the 5th Bn Cameron Highlanders. Hi was shot in the chest by a sniper whilst passing an exposed part of the line, and had only been at the front for a month. Prior to the war George was employed by the Balgonie Colliery Company and had gained a reputation in Fife as a skilled footballer. Born in Markinch during 1896, George is part of Wishart Tree 033.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]