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Harold Mercer

Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia
Death 13 Jun 1952 (aged 69–70)
Bondi, Snowy Monaro Regional Council, New South Wales, Australia
Burial Matraville, Randwick City, New South Wales, Australia
Memorial ID 52129287 · View Source
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NOTE: He was born as Harold Bailey, in Kelvin Grove.

Home at death: 18 Ocean Street, Bondi

He was killed in a motor accident.

He was cremated on June 17, 1952 at Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. The record says that the ashes were buried.

Articles on his death: Page 16 - "The Sydney Morning Herald" - June 17, 1952 - No. 35,721

Famous chess player. As a boy, he used "Harold St. Aubyn" as his stage-name.

Famous author. He used the pen-name "Hamer". He is most remembered for the "lost race" novel, "Amazon Island", 1933. Among his other works are "The Adventures of Mrs. Parsley", 1942.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 52129287
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Mercer (1882–13 Jun 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52129287, citing Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Matraville, Randwick City, New South Wales, Australia ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .