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The 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry entrain in Marseilles for Orleans. Battalion strength is recorded in the war diary as being 23 officers and 850 other ranks.  Amongst the latter are 10046 Pte. J Wishart and 12056 L/Cpl. R Wishart.

To the north at Borre, the 1st Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) receive orders to move within 24 hours. 7397 Pte. George Wishart is the only Wishart serving with the battalion in France, however that will change tomorrow when 2450 Pte. J Wishart arrives with the unit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]