George Jarvis Wishart born at 139 Beckton Road in Canning Town, West Ham. He was the second of three sons born to Robert Wishart, an ex-police officer now working as an attendant at the Picture Palace, and Margaret Lindsay Johnston. During WWII George was awarded the DFC for his actions as part of a Lancaster Bomber crew. His father was killed in action during 1917 whilst serving with the Royal Field Artillery. George is a member of Wishart Tree 072.
90309 Gnr. Clement Wishart enlists with the Royal Field Artillery.
Allan William Wishart enlists with the NZEF
8394 Pte. John Waddie Wishart leaves Bernot around 2 a.m. and marches to Bertaucourt via Ribemont with the South Wales Borderers. The Commander-in-Chief urges the men to make a ‘special effort’ in the way of marching being that the Germans were very close. The battalion war diary records that the men are becoming disheartened by the constant retirement and reputedly desire above anything else to ‘have a dig at the Hun.’ A few miles to the west, 56591 Gnr. George Greig Wishart of the 56th Battery, Royal Field Artillery reaches Servais.