Catherine Cairns Wishart is born at 4 am in the morning at 56 Seaforth Road in Aberdeen. She is the second of four children born to John Alexander Wishart, a stone cutter (journeyman) and Teresa Ranieri. Catherine is part of Wishart Tree 038.
3/2450 Pte. John Wishart mobilizes for service and rejoins the Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) at the regimental depot in Perth. John had joined the regiment earlier in the year.