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United Kingdom

At 27 Overgate in Dundee a baby boy named John Wishart is born. He is the son of John Wishart, a lorry driver currently serving as a private (#4385) in the 1st/4th Battalion Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) and Agnes Cameron Clark.


At Cuinchy privates 2450 J Wishart and 7397 G Wishart of the 1st Black Watch receive Princess Mary’s gift tins. During the day dugouts are arranged.

12056 L/Cpl. R Wishart and the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry are inspected by the Brigade Commander at Auchel before attending a church parade. Over the next four days the battalion are engaged in re-clothing, re-arming and reorganising.

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