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France

8394 Pte. John Waddie Wishart leaves for Mouroux with the South Wales Borderers at 5 am where they billet in a factory. The Germans are reported to be about 20 miles to the north across the River Marne. Around 5 pm heavy firing is heard and the battalion move to high ground south of Coulommiers an hour later. Enemy aircraft are seen and fired upon and John bivouacs for the night with his unit in a stubble field. Meanwhile, 56591 Gnr. George Greig Wishart arrives in Mouroux with the 56th Battery, RFA.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]