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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]