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A quiet day for men of the 1st Highland Light Infantry in the L’Epinette sector. The ground 600 yards in front of the battalion position is said to be practically impassable for troops with the remaining 400 years deemed passable. The Germans frequently shell Indian Village though causing no damage. 12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart remains in the battalion reserve.
Privates 27972 George R Wishart (G Coy) and 27414 James Wishart (C Coy) of the 15th Battalion, C.E.F. leaves St. Nazaire at 12:33 am and begin the journey eastwards towards the Front. They arrive at Nantes at 2:30am,Sablé-sur-Sarthe 10:10am, Le Mans 12:15pm and L’Aigle at 7:20pm, where they stop for twenty minutes before heading off again into the night.
In Ypres 6391 Pte. John Wishart of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) would have noted several aeroplanes over the town, both British and German and heard heavy musketry firing around 9 p.m..[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]