Arriving in France is Captain Robert Scott Wishart of the 256th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. With the exception of his promotions, details of Robert’s overseas service history is currently unknown, however he was discharged from the military on the 10 April 1919 and eventually resigned his commission on 9 September 1921.
After the war he worked as a research chemist and was published in the Journal of the Chemical Society. On 13 November 1929, when he had been living at Braeside in Fawley, Southampton, Robert went for an operation at 19 Drumsheugh Gardens in Edinburgh. He had been diagnosed as having colon cancer, however the operation did not go well and he died the same day. Robert’s funeral was held three days later on 16 November and he was buried in Morningside Cemetery. He was married with four daughters and is part of tree WIS0007.