Regimental number8428
Place of birthCrystal Brook South Australia
AddressVine Street, Magill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Mercer, Vine Street, Magill, South Australia
Previous military service79th Infantry
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet MERCER. Native of Magill, South Australia. Native of Magill, South Australia