Mount Mercer
2970m (9745ft.)

Located in the Bryant Creek Valley southeast of the head of Mercer Creek. Sundance Range, Park, Alberta
Latitude 50; 55; 25 Longitude 115; 31; 10, Topo map 82J/13


Named in 1918. Mercer, Major-General M.S. (Major-General Mercer commanded the Third Division of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was killed in action near Zillibeke, Flanders in France in 1916.) WW I Official name.

Photo: Looking east to Mount Mercer from near Assiniboine Pass (courtesy Calvin Damen)

Other Information

Mercer, M.S. (1859-1916)

Major-General Mercer was placed in command of the 3rd Canadian Division in Dec 1915. He was killed on June 2nd 1916 at Mount Sorrel. He was the highest ranking Canadian killed in the Great War.

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