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Charles Van Eman Mercer1,2

Male
b. 1914, d. 1943


Father William S. Mercer1 b. 22 March 1893, d. January 1965
Mother Clara Elliott1 b. 3 April 1892, d. 23 September 1965
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Birth* 1914  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA1,3 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Avonmore Borough, ED: 72, Series: T625, Roll: 1662, Page: 186B, January 8
Sheet 7B, Allegheny Avenue
(enumerated with father, William Mercer)
86, 142, 149, Mercer, Charles, Son, , , M, W, 5, S, , , , , , , Pennsylvania, , Pennsylvania, , Pennsylvania, , , None, , ,1 
Milit-Beg* 21 March 1941  First Name: Charles V. E.
Last Name: Mercer
Birth Year: 1914
Race: White Citizen
Residence State: Pennsylvania
Residence County or City: Philadelphia
Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania
Enlistment Date: 21 Mar 1941
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City or County: Philadelphia
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
2,3 
Milit-End* 1943  Co. D. 16th Armored Div. Eng. Bn., Algiers2 
Death* 1943  Algiers4 
Burial* 1943  Edgewood Cemetery, Conemaugh Twp., Indiana Co., PA, Inscription: Charles Van Eman
Co. D. 16th Armored Div. Eng. Bn.
1914 - 1943
Son of Clara and William
(Memorial only. He is buried in Algiers where he was killed.)2,4

Citations
  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1283] Treasures of the Past, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~treasures/.
  3. [S1041] U.S. WWII Army Enlistments, 1938-1946, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939.
  4. [S1284] Wendy Elliott Totos Family Info, Wendy Elliott Totos.


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