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France

9214 Sgt. William Graham Wishart arrives in France and makes his way to join the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots who are based in the trenches at La Brasserie. Also arriving today is 603 Bdr. Gilbert Wishart of the 1st North Midland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. After disembarking in Le Havre Gilbert entrains for Hazebrouck and billets with the brigade in farms near Fletre.

Meanwhile in the Rue-du-Bois sector privates 3/4067 Robert Wishart, 7397 George Wishart and 2338 Andrew Wishart of the 1st Black Watch survive another day of German shelling and march to billets in Le Touret at 9 p.m.  A very wet day in which 3 Black Watch men are killed and 5 wounded.

9650 Pte. Alexander Wishart returns to the trenches in the Rue de L’Epinette where the 1st Battalion Scots Guards relieve the Cameron Highlanders. Also in the same sector is 7322 Gnr. Joseph Wishart of the 5th Section, 6th Divisional Ammunition Corps.

2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart of the 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry leaves Béthune for Annequin where one company occupy the advanced support point near Cuinchy.

In L’Abeele ‘B’ Coy of the 9th Royal Scots march to Dickebusch where they take over the trenches at 5 p.m., it is not known whether 85 Sgt. Gordon Wishart is part of this company.

Privates 27972 George R Wishart (G Coy) and 27414 James Wishart (C Coy) of the 15th Battalion, CEF parade in full marching order at Ponte Justice before moving off at 5:30pm for trenches at Rue Petillon where they arrive during the evening.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]