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In billets at Bailleul 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart of the 9th Highland Light Infantry would have received word that his unit is to march with one hour’s notice. At Festubert, 10046 Pte. J Wishart and 12056 L/Cpl. R Wishart spend a quiet day in the trenches with the 1st Battalion of the same regiment.
At Borre a special delivery is made to the 1st Battalion, Black Watch from Queen Alexandra. The gift is a tin, featuring a portrait of the queen on the lid, and containing eighteen cigarettes. A divine service is also held during the day for the battalion. Among their ranks are privates 2450 J Wishart and 7397 G Wishart.
3598 Pte. Robert Wishart of the 10th (Scottish) Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) is discharged from hospital in Le Havre.
At 5a Academy Square in Montrose a retired shoemaker named John Wishart dies of a heart attack aged 89. He is the husband of Jane Scott and the son of the late Andrew Wishart, a weaver, and his wife Mary Waddie.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]