United States

Enlisting in Kellogg, Idaho is a 29-year-old machinist from the Orkney Islands named George Wishart. He is passed fit for military service and sent to Fort Myers, Virginia where he joins Company D of the 37th American Engineers. Three months later he will sail for France with the American Expeditionary Force and serve overseas until March 1919. After the war, George returned to Scotland and died in his hometown of Orphir in 1972. He was married with seven children and part of tree WIS0082.