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United Kingdom

At 42 Links Street in Kirkcaldy Mary Rankine Melville Wishart is born.  She is the daughter of Robert Wishart, a floorcloth worker, and Isabella Watt Melville. Mary is part of Wishart Tree 035.


1299 Pte. Alexander Wishart and the 1st/7th Battalion, Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) leave Hazebrouck and march to Bailleul.

At La Creche the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) take part in a regimental paperchase of about 3 1/2 miles. It’s not known whether 6391 Pte. John Wishart was involved.

In the trenches along the Givenchy sector the 1st Battalion Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) work on the saps and a new trench.  It rains in the evening and four men are wounded, though not privates 2450 J Wishart and 7397 G Wishart.

2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart and the 9th Highland Light Infantry relieve the Oxford Light Infantry in Section B1 of the trenches near Richebourg St. Vaast.  Two companies then begin work on a new fire trench to fill a gap in the line to the right of the battalion.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]