MERCER, Duncan Thompson

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3773037
Died : 
Monday, August 24, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
LCpl. Mercer died 5 days after operations at Dieppe. He has no known grave.

Stephen, son of Bill Lewis 3 Commando, adds, "He was in 4 Commando on the Varengeville Battery Raid. He is commemorated at the Brookwood Memorial in Surrey and at the little church in Varengeville- sur-Mer. He worked with my mother as a greengrocers delivery boy and then joined the Kings Regiment. He was very popular and terribly missed."
 

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