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In Calgary a twenty-one year old woodworker from Woodstock, Ontario named William Wishart visits the recruiting office and joins the 31st Battalion (Alberta), Canadian Expeditionary Force.


The 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry withdraw to the divisional reserve and 12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart finds himself billeted in Vieille Chapelle.

In Bethune a draft of 90 men arrive with the 1st Battalion, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch). Among them is 3/4067 Pte. Robert Wishart and joins 7397 Pte. George Wishart as the only other Wishart in the battalion now that 2450 Pte. John Wishart has returned sick to the UK.

677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart is likely to have watched or been involved in the exhibition of trench attacking and bomb throwing at Ecquedecques.

All other Wisharts remain at their previous positions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]