WEIR, Archibald Dargue
(Service number 6/2824)

First Rank Private Last Rank Sergeant


Date 3 August 1891 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of W. GRACIE, Middle Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. WEIR (mother), Belmont, Victoria Street East, Fremantle, Western Australia
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 16 October 1961 Age
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Archibald Dargue Weir was the first-born of Archibald and Jessie Margaret (néeBell) Weir. Archibald was educated at Oamaru South and Moeraki schools.When he enlisted his address was at Timaru, though he was working as an engineer at Pembroke (Wanaka). .


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [07 September 2014]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 February 2017]; Timaru Herald, 18 April 1915 (Papers Past) [07 September 2014]

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