France & Flanders

Arriving in Le Havre to join 113 Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, is 121150 Gnr. James Wilkie Wishart from Dunfermline. At the time, the battery were based east of Arras on the south bank of the River Scarpe opposite Fampoux, and James reached his unit on 6 August and was given the role of signaller. He was part of tree WIS0098, and would only survive several months at the front.