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Major-General SIR David Mercer, K.C.B., R.M.L.I. (1 July, 1864 – 1 July, 1920) was an officer in the Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Life & Career

He was appointed Assistant Adjutant-General, supernumerary to the establishment, vice Brittan, dated 4 September, 1911.[1]

Mercer was confirmed in the rank of Major-General under the provisions of Order in Council of 13 November, 1858, dated 26 June, 1916.[2]

He was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 1 January, 1918.[3]


  • "Sir David Mercer" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 2 July, 1920. Issue 42452, col F, pg. 15.



  1. The London Gazette: no. 28539. p. 7283. 6 October, 1911.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 30868. p. 10053. 27 August, 1918.
  3. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 30451. p. 79. 1 January, 1918.