William Weir

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 33060 & 123040
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
  • Unit/Ship: Depot Labour Coy, 207th Div, Employment Coy, Labour Corps
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 23.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.H.32.

Personal Information

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  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 45 Nelson St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Weir, 12 Burnside St, Glasgow

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More about William Weir

William originally served with the Royal Scots Fusiliers with the regimental No 33060 before transfering to the Labour Corps.

William Weir   33060 & 123040   Labour Corps

WEIR—At a Casualty Clearing Station, on 23d September, the result of an accident, William Weir, aged 27, Labour Coy., eldest and dearly beloved son of Mr and Mrs Weir, 45 Nelson Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 5th October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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