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At Indian Village in the Rue L’Epinette sector scouts are sent out to report on the ground in front on the 1st Highland Light Infantry’s position. It’s not known whether 12056 L/Cpl Robert Alexander Wishart was among those sent out. At 6 pm the battalion are relieved by the City of London Territorials and the Garhwal Rifles.  Relief was completed by 9 p.m. and the Highlanders withdrew to billets in Vieille Chapelle.

In Burbure privates 3/4067 Robert Wishart, 7397 George Wishart and 2338 Andrew Wishart of the 1st Black Watch attend divine service, as does 677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart of the 1st Seaforths in Riez-du-Vinage. In Caestre privates 27972 George R Wishart (G Coy) and 27414 James Wishart (C Coy) of the 15th Battalion, CEF also parade for a service.

The 9th Highland Light Infantry (including 2413 Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart) remain in billets and front line fatigues at Pont Tournant. A piano has been hired and companies take it in turns to have nightly concerts which is said to have an excellent effect on the spirits of the men.


Freezing cold nights and heavy firing during the day continue along the line held by 6391 Pte. John Wishart and the Royal Scots Greys in Zillebeke.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]