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United Kingdom

At Darling’s Regent Hotel, Waterloo Place in Edinburgh, a commercial traveller named Alexander Walker Wishart marries a teacher from Glasgow named Margaret Elspit Younie. Alexander is 31 years old and resident in Stirling at the time of the marriage. He was the son of James Wishart, a carter, and Mary Montgomery.

Further south at 2 Meeting House Lane in Tynemouth, Hilda Annie Wishart is born. She is the daughter of a cartman named William Wishart, and Mary Jane Smith.


6391 Pte. John Wishart arrived in France and makes his way to his unit with the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) who are based in La Creche at the time of John’s arrival.

10046 Pte. J Wishart and 12056 L/Cpl. R Wishart arrive in the trenches at Festubert around 9:30 a.m with the 1st Highland Light Infantry. Three men are slightly wounded during the day and a draft of 130 men from England arrive with the battalion. Privates 2450 J Wishart and 7397 G Wishart engage in a days training at Borre with the 1st Black Watch.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]