1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
14/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Edward Weir was the son of James and Margaret Weir. He was born on 25th May 1897 in Moneymore. He was one of six children. The family went on to live near Swatragh. Edward was a member of Timaconway L.O.L. No. 229. He enlisted in Paisley, Scotland. Edward Weir married Agnes Armstrong on 27th September 1917 in Derry. Sergeant Edward Alexander Weir was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on Monday 14th October 1918, just three days after the war ended.
Terlincthun British Cemetery is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. From Calais follow the A16 to Boulogne, come off at Junction 3 and follow the D96E for Wimereux Sud. Continue on this road for approximately 1 kilometre when the Cemetery will be found on the left hand side of the road. However, it should be noted that the entrance to the cemetery is in St Martin's Road, which is the road on the left immediately after the cemetery.