First name: Harold
Last name: Mercer
Corporal Harold Mercer served with the 1st Battalion in France. He sailed for England aboard the "Marathon" from Sydney. Diary describing front near Caestre, duty with Salvage Corps, and hospitalisation in London.
Includes poems and press contributions, published 1918-1919. A journalist who wrote poems and prose sketches mainly for the Bulletin under the pen name of "Hamer"