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At the parish church in Headley in Hampshire, a 34 year old bombardier in the 26th Battery, Royal Field Artillery named Robert James Wishart marries a local girl named Alice Chiverton. Robert is the son of the late James Wishart whilst Alice is the daughter of a contractor and living at Hayfields in Headley at the time of the wedding. Robert is based in Leamington.


12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart of the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry spends his day training and refitting etc. at Auchel. Meanwhile in trenches near Richebourg St. Vaast, 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart and the 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry are relieved in the evening by the 2nd Highland Light Infantry and return to billets in Richebourg. The battalion war diary notes that the trenches are left in a better condition than when they found them.

Privates 2450 J Wishart and 7397 G Wishart of the 1st Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) spend a wet day in trenches along the Givenchy sector. Likewise 1995 Pte. Albert Wishart of the 1st/5th Battalion Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) has a similar day in the trenches along the Neuve Chapelle sector.

677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders continues training at Aumerval.

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