Mercer. Eric Cameron


Mercer. Eric Cameron

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 2nd Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers

Died: October 13, 1914

Aged: 19

Eric was the son of Col. Charles Archibald Mercer and Helen E Mercer nee Rawlings. On their return from India Eric attended the Westward Ho! Junior school 1901 and later Dover College. From the electoral rolls 1900 to 1908 the family had made their home at Buckleigh Westward Ho!

Memorial: Westward Ho

Remembered with honour:

Outtersteene Cemetery Extension, Bailleul Grave Ref II. D. 4.

Westward Ho! Church WW1 Memorial Board, and Brass Plate Honouring Old Boys of the Junior School.

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