9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Patrick Weir was born in Fintona, County Tyrone about 1877. Patrick Weir married Elizabeth Jane Weir about 1888. The 1901 census shows Patrick living with his wife and child in Fintona, working as a rural postman. By 1911, Patrick Weir was working as a railway porter. He was 34 years old. They now had seven children. The family now lived in Mullaghmore, Mountnorris, County Armagh. Sergeant Patrick J Weir was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died near Albert in France on 2nd March 1917, age 40.