George Weir was the second son of David and Rachel Weir. He was born on 2nd February 1893. They were a farming family from Toberhead, Desertmartin. George enlisted in September 1914 and served in WW1. After the war he remained in the army in India and married. He enlisted shortly after WW2 broke out and served again. Lieutenant George Ferrier Weir died in India on 28th August 1942 of illness.
About 11 kilometres from New Delhi, India, is the Delhi War Cemetery. Built in 1951, there are more than 1,020 British Empire casualties from the Second World War buried or commemorated by special memorial, together with a number of war graves of other nationalities, mostly Dutch