Lance Corporal John Mercer

Lance Corporal John Middlemiss Mercer, 11th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He  was killed in action in France on 27th September 1915 during the Battle of Loos aged 20. He was the son of George and Elizabeth Mercer of Langton Kennels, Duns and he is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner, Loos, France. The photograph shows part of the Loos battlefield looking towards the German front lines which are being shelled.

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