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Michael WEIR

Regimental number4518
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolHigh Street Public School, Dunedin, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Weir, Campbell Street, Mornington, Dunedin, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Walwa on 23 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth WEIR
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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