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George Ernest WEIR

Regimental number2099
Place of birthTenterfield New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLeeche's Gully, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, David Brown Weir, Leeche's Gully, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2098 Driver Charles Arthur WEIR, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 April 1976

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