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MI/8202 Pte. John Wishart enlists in London and joins the Army Service Corps. John is originally from Edinburgh and working as a motor lorry driver at the time of enlistment.
At 16 Baltic Street in Leith, a 68-year-old rope spinner named William Wishart dies of a stroke. William is the estranged husband of Helen McIntyre and the son of the late Alexander and Ann Wishart of Kirkcaldy. He is part of Wishart Tree 060.
677 Pte. Henry Gray Wishart passes through Longpré, Doullens and St. Pol before arriving at the railhead in Bethune at 2:30 p.m.. The Seaforth Highlanders receive fresh orders and then carry on by train to Hazebrouck before heading south east to Merville, where they billet by 10 p.m.. A short distance to the east of Henry, 7322 Gnr. Joseph Wishart remains in camp at Le Petit Mortier.
8394 Pte. John Waddie Wishart arrived in his new position southeast of Ypres during the night. The situation is described in the South Wales Borderers war diary as being difficult to ascertain due to the large number of troops in the vicinity. Shelling and sniper fire continues, causing further confusion.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]