Mercier, Joseph

Regimental Number: 466630
Rank: Private
Branch: 10th Battalion

Joseph was born in Bellechasse, Quebec on December 8, 1891. He filed on a homestead at 36-76-22-W5 in April of 1914. In 1915 he enlisted in the Canadian army. Joseph died of wounds on September 23, 1916. He was proceeding with his company to the front line at Courcelette and was severely wounded by shrapnel in the legs and back. He was taken to the No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance and given immediate attention, but died the same day.