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At the parish church in Thornaby, Yorkshire, a 29-year-old crane driver named James Wishart marries a local girl six years his junior named Ada Smith. Both parties are resident at 14 Walker Street at the time of the marriage and James is the son of the late James Wishart, a stevedore.


The situation regarding serviceable boots for the 1st Seaforths (which includes 677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart) in Riez-du-Vinage has become serious, however a large number were able to be repaired by the divisional boot shop at Busnes.

In the line near Duck’s Bill in the Givenchy sector, No.4 Company, 1st Highland Light Infantry make an attack on German lines during the afternoon. It is not known whether 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart forms part of the assaulting company.

At 12 noon 1972 Pte. Alexander Wishart and 419 CSM John Wishart arrive in Le Havre with the 4th Gordon Highlanders on board the HMT Archimedes. Upon disembarkation they march to No.2 Rest Camp where they are kitted out with clothing and necessaries.


A fine and frosty morning greets men of the Royal Scots Greys in trenches at Zillebeke. During the cold nights 6391 Pte. John Wishart would have been appreciative of the whale oil that the men smeared on their feet and body parts to keep warm.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]