Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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02/01/2022 Family: George Weir, Isabella Weir, Armour Weir (born 28th September 1889), Robert James Weir (born 9th March 1891), Annie Weir (born 3rd March 1893).
02/01/2022 Private Armour Weir was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in Cambria as a prisoner of war on 2nd September 1914 in France.
02/01/2022 Armour Weir was born on 28th September 1889. He was the oldest of three children, all born in the Moy area.
02/01/2022 It seems that Armourís father, George Weir, died in the Moy on 4th April 1913, age 75.
02/01/2022 Private Armour Weir arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 23rd August 1914.
02/01/2022 Private Armour Weir is buried in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery in Cambrai, France. His inscription reads: HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR MANY AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN GOD IS LOVE
02/01/2022 Private Armour Weir is commemorated locally on Moy War Memorial.
02/01/2022 On 26th August, Private Weir was wounded and taken as a prisoner of war. Red Cross notes record that his mother was living at 229 Conway Street, Shankill Road, Belfast,
01/01/2022 Armour Weir was the eldest son of George and Isabella Weir. George Weir and Isabella Morrow wer married on 23rd August 1887 in the district of Armagh.
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30/12/2015 The 1901 census records that the family were living in the Square in the Moy. George Weir was a boot-maker. Armour was 11 years old and still at school.
30/12/2015 Armour Weir enlisted in Omagh, County Tyrone. He was living in Belfast at the time.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private A Weir as the son of Mrs Isabella Weir of 38 Tyne Street, Belfast.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census does not list Armour as living with the family at house 24 in The Square, Moy.
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