In High Spen, County Durham, George Wishart, a local blacksmith, and his wife, Jane Robinson, become parents to a son, and name him Edward Robinson Wishart. The family are part of tree WIS0084.
Arriving in France to join the 4th Regiment, South African Infantry is 19-year-old Gordon Tarbat Wishart from Port Elisabeth. Gordon will be at the front less than two months before he is killed in action. He is part of tree WIS0010.
In Columbus, Ohio, 16-year-old Max David Wishard from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania enlists in the US Army and joins Battery ‘B’ of the 83rd Field Artillery.