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At 4:40 a.m. at Balgonie Cottages in Thornton, Fife, William Wishart is born. He is the son of John Wishart, a coal miner, and Mary Dishart Ness who were married during 1912 in Carnbee.

In Southampton the SS Cymbric sales for Zeebrugge (via Dover) at 7 p.m. On board is 10857 Pte. Thomas Wishart, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers.

In Belfast 579 Pte. James Wishart visits Belfast City Hall and enlists with the 8th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. He is discharged from service nine days later with about 90 others at Newcastle, County Down.


All Wisharts previously recorded in France remain at their current positions with the possible exception of Gnr. George Greig Wishart, who may have been wounded.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]