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John WEIR

Regimental number7363
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationAccountant
AddressClaremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 10"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Weir, 1st Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceYes. Queens Own S.H. 8 years.
Enlistment date28 June 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Ormonde on 13 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen Victoria WEIR
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 20 April 1919, to disembark in Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 September 1933
Age at death51
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEIR John

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