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==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
 
Mercer was confirmed in the rank of Major-General under the provisions of Order in Council of 13 November, 1858, dated 26 June, 1916.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30868/pages/10053 no. 30868.  p. 10053.]  27 August, 1918.</ref>
 
Mercer was confirmed in the rank of Major-General under the provisions of Order in Council of 13 November, 1858, dated 26 June, 1916.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30868/pages/10053 no. 30868.  p. 10053.]  27 August, 1918.</ref>
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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.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30451/supplements/79 (Supplement) no. 30451.  p. 79.]  1 January, 1918.</ref>
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Revision as of 06:05, 2 August 2011

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

Mercer was confirmed in the rank of Major-General under the provisions of Order in Council of 13 November, 1858, dated 26 June, 1916.[1]

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.[2]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 30868. p. 10053. 27 August, 1918.
  2. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 30451. p. 79. 1 January, 1918.

Bibliography

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