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United Kingdom

Enlisting today in Aberdeen is a twenty-year-old monumental draughtsman from Orchard Street named William Frederick Wishart. William, the son of a local stone cutter, is temporarily sent into the army reserve and eventually mobilised for service two months later in January 1916. He joined the 3/4th (City of Aberdeen) Battalion, Gordon Highlanders and is sent for training at Ripon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]