Edinburgh born John Reidford Wishart applies for a commission in the yeomanry or RFA whilst Glaswegian William Wishart of 33 West Bothwell Street, enlists with the 6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (Private No. 2072) in Glasgow. Meanwhile 8394 Pte. John Waddie Wishart rejoins the 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers who are based in Bordon. 6405 Spr. William Alexander Wishart mobilises and makes his way to the Royal Engineers depot in Chatham.
Meanwhile, in Aberdeen, staff nurse Alicia Gordon Wishart (sister of Lillias Ann Davidson Wishart) joins the Territorial Force Nursing Service and is posted with her sister to the 1st Scottish General Hospital in Aberdeen.