In New York, Robert Wyatt Wishart from tree WIS0058 is commissioned into the US Army Quartermaster Corps as a 2Lt in the 802nd Stevedore Battalion and is sent to Newport News in Virginia. He will be sent overseas to France ten days later.
Leaving for France from New York on board the H.M.S. Caronia is 2186170 Pvt. John Edwin Wishard of Company ‘A’, 342nd Machine Gun Battalion AEF.