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United Kingdom

In Stirling a 29 year old miner named James Wishart enlists and joins the 6th (Service) Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers and allotted number 16486. He is discharged from service two months later having been considered not an effective soldier.


The morning ‘hate’ for the 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders begins at 7:45 a.m. and is spread all along the battalion line at Neuve Chapelle. Fifteen men are wounded, however Pte. Henry Gray Wishart lives to see another day in the trenches. In Petit Mortier the 2nd Section, 6th DAC is disbanded and along with parts of the 1st, 3rd and 4th Sections joins the 4th DAC. Gnr. Joseph Wishart (formerly of the 2nd Section) is transferred into the 5th Section, 6th Divisional Ammunition Column. Later that day he moves to Bac St. Maur where he joins his new unit. During the day at Wardrecques Pte. Andrew Brock Wishart engages in a day’s training with the 9th Highland Light Infantry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]