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France

12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart of the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry marches from L’Ecleme and goes into close billets at Riez-du-Vinage so as to facilitate a rapid move eastwards. Privates 3/4067 Robert Wishart, 7397 George Wishart and 2338 Andrew Wishart remain in the brigade reserve with the 1st Black Watch at Le Touret with half an hours notice.

677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart of the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders attends divine service in Lacouture. A working party of 100 men are in the front line between 5-7pm, thought’s not known whether Henry formed part of this detachment. Very heavy rain fell during the day. 6391 Pte. John Wishart, 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) also attends a service in Coyecques.

A quiet day for 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart, 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry who is based with his battalion in either billets or the front line at Annequin. Fatigue parties are detailed from all companies bricking the communication trenches and working on a redoubt situated aside the La Bassee road at Cambrin.

Three companies of the 9th Royal Scots remain in L’Abeele and are employed in making fascines whilst ‘B’ Coy are employed in putting up wire entanglements and revetting along the trenches near Voormezeele in Belgium.  It is not known where 85 Sgt. Gordon Wishart is based on this day.

Privates 27972 George Rodger Wishart and 27414 James Wishart of the 15th Battalion, CEF experience heavy artillery firing at Rue Petilon and see a German observation tower destroyed at Fromelle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]