Weir, Peter –

Son of John and Elizabeth Weir, of 4, Harricroft, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Weir, of 60, Moorland Grove, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Scottish Horse, served at Gallipoli.

Personal details

  • Surname: Weir
  • Forename: Peter
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 25
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: April 1st, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/6th (Perthshire) (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 267212
  • Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 29/01/1915 20/04/1917 20/04/1917 07/12/1917 05/04/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 4g 6d/e* S6* 6f

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