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France

The trenches at Neuve Chapelle where the 1st Highland Light Infantry are heavily shelled all day. In all likelihood 12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart and his comrades spent the night working on front and second line trenches whilst sapper and miners worked on a new pioneer trench that rounded off the line and prevented a threatened German movement in that area. Battalion patrols continued to be active. Also during the night the 1st Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) including privates 3/4067 Robert Wishart, 7397 George Wishart and 2338 Andrew Wishart, relieve the 1st Coldstreams in the trenches at Rue-du-Bois.

9650 Pte. Alexander Wishart of the 1st Scots Guards is relieved in the trenches by the Cameron Highlanders and returns to billets in the Rue de L’Epinette sector.

In the trenches at Rue du Quesne there is slight shelling in the morning. Privates 27972 George Rodger Wishart and 27414 James Wishart of the 15th Battalion, CEF survive the day intact.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]