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At the East Mains of Huntingtower in Tibbermore, Perthshire, Robert McNaughton Wishart, a 27-year-old local ploughman, marries Helen McNab Lee Oswald, a domestic servant from Perth. Robert is the son of the late James Wishart, a foreman mason, and Barbara McPherson.


Killed on, or about this day on the peninsula is 358 Tpr. John Charles Wishart of the 3rd Australian Light Horse, AIF. John was later described as a ‘daredevil sort of fellow’ of ‘nuggety build’ and noted as being ‘itching for a fight’. He had stowed away on a troop ship just to get to the war and consequently it was of no surprise that he unofficially left his unit in June, whilst based at Walker’s Ridge, to join the 16th battalion, who were closer to the front line. He was killed during the charge at Lone Pine, possibly by a sniper. His body was never recovered and he is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]