British Executions

Harold Oswald Merry

Age: 40

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Sep 1942

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Birmingham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Harold Oswald Merry murdered his girlfriend Joyce Dixon 27 at Turves Green, Northfield, Birmingham on 29 March 1942. She was found dead in a pool having been drowned and strangled.

see Aberdeen Journal - Saturday 18 July 1942