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James Alexander WEIR

Regimental number4146
Place of birthAlbion Park, New South Wales
SchoolFoxground Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStoreman
AddressRichmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Weir, Clunes, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LX, Row K, Grave 18), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Eliza WEIR
Family/military connectionsBrother: 13667 Pte Albert John WEIR, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; Cousin: 3442 Pte James Alexander MOORE, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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