Born: 1916, Samford, Suffolk.

Died: 1st/2nd June 1940; age: 24. During the Dunkirk evacuation 

Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 5825757.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Memorial Reference:

Column 45.

Dunkirk Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Jane Peacock; husband of Alice Peacock, of Ipswich.


Father: Frederick Peacock, born 1881, Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Mother: Jane Peacock (nee Hynard), born 1882, Mitford, Suffolk.


In 1938, Ipswich, Ernest married Alice Trivett.

1st Battalion
September 1939: On the outbreak of war the Battalion was based in Devonport. It was part of 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Division.
October 1939: They went to France.
May/June 1940: The Battalion were evacuated from Dunkirk and returned to the UK.


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