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Heavy rain in Riez-du-Vinage greets men of the 1st Seaforths. 677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart will probably have spent the day sheltering in his billet.
At 1 p.m. the remainder of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) leave Merville by bus for Ypres. Thirteen buses are used by the regiment, each holding thirteen men. If he hadn’t already left by foot the day before, 6391 Pte. John Wishart would have been amongst those who motored via Meteren, Eecke, Steenvoorde and Poperinghe to the Square at Ypres, where the Dragoons arrived at 5 p.m.. After an hours wait the unit then march to billets on Rue de Lille. All men wear Macintoshes over their great coats and carry ground sheets rolled with a blanket. Regimental strength is recorded as consisting of 20 officers and 296 other ranks.
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