PEACOCK, Percy Harold

No.5828681, Private, Percy Harold PEACOCK
Aged 23

5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Died of Illness during Captivity on Sunday, 20th June 1943

Percy Harold Peacock was born in Ashen on 7th April 1920 (Risbridge Q2-1920 4A:1915), son of Joseph Lewis and Ena PEACOCK (née TWITCHETT).

In 1939, his parents and grandmother Rebacca Twitchett were living at Pannels Ash.

His uncle Albert Peacock died of his wounds when a prisoner of war of the Germans in 1918.. see here
His uncle James Twitchett was killed in France in 1917.. see here

He was captured at the surrender of Singapore on 15th February 1942

photo from

photo: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Percy Peacock is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery, grave 2:N:8

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