Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3315
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: Hospital, Boulogne
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 20/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII. D. 32.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 17 Hill Street, Dundee
Margaret E. Weir, 11 Glamis St, Dundee
Robert Weir, 11 Glamis St, Dundee
More about Joseph Weir
Joseph was the brother of Driver Robert Weir, 636897, Royal Field Artillery, who also served during the Great War and returned home safely.
Joseph Weir 3315 4th Black Watch
DIED OF WOUNDS.
Private Joseph Weir of the 4th Black Watch who was reported in the Courier to have died of wounds. Private Weir died in hospital at Boulogne from paralysis resulting from a wound. He was 18 years of age, and his home was at 17 Hill Street.
Dundee Courier 24th May 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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