David WISHART

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WISHART, David

Service Number: 4335
Enlisted: 24 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Macorna, Victoria, Australia, 4 April 1891
Home Town: Inverleigh, Golden Plains, Victoria
Schooling: Macorna State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 22 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval
Plot 3, Row C, Grave No 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Inverleigh & District Residents Roll of Honor, Inverleigh Independent Order of Rechabites Pictorial Honour Roll, Inverleigh Presbyterian Church Honor Roll, Inverleigh Presbyterian Church Volunteers Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4335, 7th Infantry Battalion
24 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4335, 7th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4335, 7th Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4335, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
22 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4335
22 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4335, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Multiple SW during the attack at Pozieres. Later declared missing, then killed in action.

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte 4335 David Wishart's remains were discovered near Pozieres in May 1937 (with identifying items) and were re-interred at London Cemetery & Extension, High Wood, Longueval, France in July 1937.

Source: Letters in NAA file

Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of David and Annie WISHART