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Stanley Francis Weir

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Weir AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/314 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Upper Orewa, Silverdale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Gavin Weir (father), Upper Orewa, Silverdale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/314 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Gavin and Ellen Maude Weir.

    Sergeant Weir was one of the first six members of the Rifle Brigade to be killed in Egypt (Austin, 1924) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Mersa MatruhEgypt AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM G. 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mount Albert War Memorial Hall, 773 New North Road, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Silverdale RSA, 43A Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale 0932 AWMM
    • Mount Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Mount Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025 AWMM

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Sources

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13 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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