John Hay (Jack) WEIR


WEIR, John Hay

Service Number: 999
Enlisted: 17 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunedin, New Zealand, 24 July 1897
Home Town: Mosman Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Printer's apprenticeship
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in Action, Belguim, 1 August 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 27), Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

17 Mar 1916: Enlisted
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 999, 44th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 999, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle

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