Joseph Weir

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3315
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Hill Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret E. Weir, 11 Glamis St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Weir, 11 Glamis St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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


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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