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Place of Birth: Southport, Lancashire
Service No: 38018
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 8th Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: X. A. 17.
CWGC Cemetery: CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
James Weir was the son of John and Euphemia Weir, (née Simpson?). Both parents were born at Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
1901 Newchurch (Rawtenstall), Lancashire Census: 18, Old Street - James Weir, aged 9 years, born Southport, Lancashire, son of John and Euphemia Weir.
1911 Newchurch (Rawtenstall), Lancashire Census: 20, Old Street - James Weir, slipper maker, aged 19 years, born Southport, Lancashire, son of John and Euphemia Weir.
James was married to Hannah Tattersall in 1913.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Weir, 38018, East Lancashire Regiment.
James is commemorated on St Nicholas' Church War Memorial, Newchurch, and on the War Memorial in Stacksteads Peace Garden.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division
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