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Rifleman R/6617 James Weir

9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corp
Died: France and Flanders, 16th June 1915, aged 25

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel ref: Panel 51 and 53
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
  • Husband of Annie Weir [later James]
  • Father to James William Weir, 8 months [1911]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Wilnecote

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1890 in Tamworth
  • Enlisted 14th September 1914
  • Employed as a Miner at Hall End Colliery
  • Lived at 3 Fenn Street, Belgrave [1911] and later 366 Wilnecote Lane and Turf Terrace, Hockley, Wilnecote

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