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Rifleman Z/950 William Henry Mercer

1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 19th October 1916, aged 24

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16B and 16C
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Elizabeth Mercer
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Atherstone

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  • Born Apr Qtr 1892 at Atherstone
  • Lived at Paynes Yard, Atherstone [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner at Baddesley Collieries [1911]
  • Enlisted on 1 Sep 1914

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