From: "University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918"
University of Toronto Press 1921

DOUGLAS WEIR July 30, 1884 - November 12, 1918
Born Montreal, son of Robert Stanley Weir, educated at Ontario Agricultural College 1902-1906, B.S.A.; McGill University, M.S.C.; Staff in Bacteriology, Macdonald College, St. Anne de Bellevue, P.Q.; md. Wilmot Gow.

In May 1915 he was appointed Instructor in the Army Service Corps at Quebec, and in June 1916 he 
was promoted Captain and attached to the 4th Divisional Training Corps, with which he went overseas. He was then appointed to the Canadian Forestry Corps as Chief Forester, serving with headquarters in London. For a short time before his death he was attached to the Transport Service in Scotland. 

He died on November 12th, 1918 at Edinburgh, of pneumonia following influenza. Buried at Comley Bank Cemetery, Edinburgh.

From: "Canadian Men & Women of the Time 1912"
Ed. Henry James Morgan, Toronto, William Briggs, Richmond St. W., 1912

Weir, Douglas. educationist
Son of  Hon. Robert Stanley Weir and Margaret Douglas. Born Juy 30, 1883. Educated Montreal, graduated B.S.A. Toronto University 1906. Asst. in biology at MacDonald College, McGill University 1906-1911. Honorary secretary-treasurer of the Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants. a 'J.P.'; Liberal.

Religion : United
Address: 94 Ste. Famille street, Montreal and MacDonald College, P.Q.
Clubs: University Club, Montreal

*Researching Douglas Weir.... Joanna MacDonald (1st cousin twice removed)

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