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EC/4619   Lieutenant George Ferrier Weir
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 17/10/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Special List of Quartermasters (Indian Army)
Date Of Birth: 02/02/1893
Died: 28/08/1942 (Died of Illness)
Age: 49
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Delhi War Cemetery
  , Delhi War
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-13
CWGC Casualty 2177863
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
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castledawson Memorial - World War 2 Panel Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWII 121
References and Links
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1 1901 census lists Weir family Lists George as age 8 living with the family at house 43 in Toberhead, Desertmartin, Londonderry
2 1911 census lists Weir family Lists George as age 18 living with the family at house 21 in Toberhead, Desertmartin, Londonderry
3 Castledawson War Dead Details of Lieut George Ferrier Weir including photo
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lieut George Ferrier Weir's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023