23 June 1918
Leaving Newport News, Virginia on board the S.S. Caserta is 2/Lt Frederick Bryan Wishard of Company ‘A’, 136 Machine Gun Battalion, 37th Division AEF. Born in Tehran, Iran during 1894, Frederick was the first of two children of John Wishard MD and his wife Ananette Bryan. After the war he married, had three daughters, and worked as a doctor until his untimely death in 1948. Frederick’s family are part of tree WIS0016.
In Sydney eighteen-year-old George Alexander Wishart joins the General Service Reinforcements and is sent for training.