Born: 1916, 8, Bentley Green, Suffolk. Suffolk.

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

Residence: 26, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 5825757.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Memorial Reference:

Column 45.

Dunkirk Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Frederick & Jane Peacock, of 122, Wherstead Road, Ipswich; husband of Alice Peacock, of 26, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Father: Frederick Peacock, born 1881, Hadleigh, Suffolk – died from wounds during the First World War, 13th September 1916, aged 36. Fred was ranked a Private, service number 3/10024 for the Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion. Fred is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

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


In 1938, Ipswich, Ernest married Alice Trivett, born April 1911, Hampshire.

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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