We remember Joseph Powell Mercer

We remember Joseph Powell Mercer

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Higher Bebington United Kingdom Source:8584019 21st July 1889
1901
location 5 Falkener Sq, Higher Bebington, Wirral United Kingdom parents address Source:8773771 1901
1901
dates Age 11 Source:8773771 1901
1913
marriage Ethel Breeze Source:8584019 June 1913
1914
children Joseph Mercer Source:8584019 9th August 1914
1914
location 2 Queen Street, Ellesmere Port United Kingdom their own address Source:8584019 9th August 1914
1914
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8584019 16th December 1914
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in the head by shrapnel. Hospital/Institution Source:8584019 August 1916
1917
internment pow Langensalza Germany Source:8584019 1917
1917
hospitalisation Shot in the leg and shoulder. Hospital/Institution Source:8584019 April 1917
1917
events Captured Captured by the Germans Oppy, Pas-de-Calais France Source:8584058 28th April 1917
1918
internment pow Meschede Germany Source:8584019 17th March 1918
employment Bricklayer Source:8584019
internment pow Giessen Germany Source:8584019
service British Army Private F/10 Middlesex Regiment Source:3011375
service British Army Serjeant F/10 Middlesex Regiment Source:3011375
1927
death War Related Sickness Died of health problems following a gas attack in the trenches. Source:8584019 1927

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Powell
Initials JP
Last Name Mercer
Source 8584019
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Queen Street, Ellesmere Port United Kingdom their own address known 9th August 1914
5 Falkener Sq, Higher Bebington, Wirral United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army F/10 Middlesex Regiment Private
British Army F/10 Middlesex Regiment Serjeant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Joseph Mercer son 9th August 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Mercer mother
Samuel Mercer father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Breeze wife June 1913

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Deborah102878
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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Born 21st July 1890 Malcolm54520
Joe Mercer and the Football Battalion Will72649
The Story of the Footballers’ Battalion in the First World War Will72649
Shot, gassed and POW Deborah102878

Multimedia

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Mercer during his football career. Will72649

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