William Davidson Wishart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: June 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Blairgowrie
  • Service no: 23260
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 01.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Joncourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
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  • Mother:

    Harriet Elliot Wishart, Maules Park, 172 Queen St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    William Wishart, Maules Park, 172 Queen St, Broughty Ferry

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More about William Davidson Wishart

William Davidson Wishart   23260    Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Corp. W. D. Wishart, A. and S.H., only son of Mr W. Wishart, postmaster, Maules Park, Broughty Ferry, was killed in action on 30th September, Deceased was an old Harris Academy boy, and took a very keen interest in the Boy Scout movement.  Prior to enlistment in June, 1914, he was farming at Glenballoch.  He was nineteen years of age, and went to France about six months ago.

Dundee Courier 16th October 1918

William shares a final resting place with 2nd Lt, Duncan Graham, D.C.M. 7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action, 30.09.1918.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Gary Thomson

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