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Robert Mercer

In memory of:

Gunner Robert Mercer

April 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

42351

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 28 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. K. 17.

Location:

POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J.Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan.The POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 200 metres from the ring road level with the junction with Polenlaan, on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ROBERT MERCER– Gunner Robert H Mercer from the December 1919 edition of The Echo published in London Ontario --And in the Morning
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press November 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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