United States

In New York, recent medical graduate William Emmett Wishart from Liberty, NC is called into active service by the military and sent to a medical officer’s training camp to join the Army Medical Corps. 1st Lieutenant W E Wishart would eventually see overseas service in the Argonne towards the end of the war and was eventually promoted to captain in 1919. Shortly before leaving for France William married Margaret Griffin in San Antonio, TX  (where he was based) and had three children with her after the war. The family lived in Charlotte, NC and are part of tree WIS0068. William died of a stroke on 1 February 1942.