Monday, February 16, 2015

Military Monday: Robert Weir-Mitchell Weir

Evening Star (Washington, DC)
16 July 1944


Robert Weir-Mitchell Weir, son of Robert M. Weir, commissioner of revenue for Prince William County, has been promoted to captain in the Army since landing in France on D-day.  Capt. Weir is a graduate of the Manassas High School and the College of William and Mary.  He volunteered for service with the British Civilian Technical Corps and was sent to England in 1941.  In January, 1943, he was transferred to the United States Army.

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