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Joseph WEIR

Regimental number6107
Place of birthPortadown, Co Armagh, Ireland
SchoolRichmound School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGladstone Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Weir, Lawson Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6107A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 17) Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Portadown and District War Memorial, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland. Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth WEIR
Family/military connectionsFather: 566 Pte Joseph WEIR, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917; Brothers: 7812 Pte George WEIR, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919; 527 Driver William WEIR, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 9 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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