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United Kingdom

2911 Pte. Walter Scott Wishart enlists in Bradford and joins the 6th West Yorkshire Regiment.


In Orleans the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders strike camp before daybreak and entrain at 6:45 a.m.. Pte. Henry Gray Wishart is one of 844 ranks who leave at 8:45 a.m. and during they day they pass through Versailles and head north towards Bethune.


Pte. John Waddie Wishart is sent with C Company of the 1st South Wales Borderers to a position north of Zandvoorde, narrowly missing a possible encounter with Pte. Thomas Wishart, whose battalion are relieved in the trenches around Poezelhoek Château by A and B Companies of the South Wales Borderers. Thomas had endured a sleepless night with attacks made on the RSF’s position at 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.. At 5:30 a.m. the 4th Brigade commenced an advance in front of Thomas’s position and by 7 p.m. the assault had failed to gain much in the way of significant ground. After repulsing an attack during early evening, the battalion are relieved and proceed to a field 1/4 mile south of the line in Veldhock.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]