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United Kingdom

Janet Towers Wishart is born at Hall of Clestrain in Orphir, Orkney.  She is the daughter of James Wishart and Janet Towers Angus.


The 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys – including 6391 Pte. John Wishart) leave St. Venant at 10 a.m. and march via Mazinghem, Estree Blanche and Erny to billets at Coyecques (about 17 miles)where they arrive at 2 p.m..

12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart of the 1st Highland Light Infantry spends his first full day in the trenches at Rue de Bois. 3 men are killed and 2 wounded.

In Aumerval 677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart and the 1st Seaforths spend the day bayonet fighting practice whilst 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart of the 9th HLI stands by his newly cleaned billet for inspection.


During the night 10689 L/Cpl J Wishart, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots takes over the same line of trenches in Dickebusch his battalion have occupied previously.

All other Wisharts remain in their previously reported positions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]