William John Cox Peacock

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private G/24727

Parents: Gabriel and Annie Maria (Nee Cox) Peacock

Marital status: Married

Home address: Home Address: Nelson Road, Staple Hill, Bristol 1911 Census – Family lived in Prospect Terrace, Staple Hill, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Tailors Cutter

Date of birth: 1890

Place of birth: Fishponds, Bristol

Date of death: 30/11/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: No Known Grave – Commemorated Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France

Age: 26

Further information:

William was born in 1890 (4th Quarter) in Fishponds, Bristol. He married Hester Minnie Guest in 1913 (3rd Quarter). William and Hester did not have any children. Hester married a Robert Johnson in 1919, and was still living in Nelson Road at the time of the 1939 Register.

William served with the 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment and died on 30/11/1917 (Missing presumed Killed in Action).

William Peacock is commemorated on the Christ Church Downend Memorial and the Staple Hill (Page Park) Memorial.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.