MERCER, Duncan Thompson

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3773037
Died : 
Monday, August 24, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Lance Corporal Duncan Mercer was reported missing on 19 August 1942 during operations at Dieppe. He died of wounds on 24 August 1942. He has no known grave.

Stephen, son of Bill Lewis 3 Commando, adds, "Duncan 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."
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archive files WO417/49, WO417/52, and WO417/61.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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