2014 - 2018
Those who gave their lives from Yarm ______________________________________
PEACOCK, John Charles Millard. 2/Lt 1/5th DLI
The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website
Killed in action 27 May 1918 aged 38. Son of Sarah Jane Peacock who at the time was postmistress of Yarm and the late John Peacock. He himself lived in a High Street property. He joined the DLI early in the war and was commissioned at the start of 1917, having previously risen to Quartermaster Serjeant. Before enlistment he worked for Stockton Council and was a member of the Parish Council until early 1917 when he resigned because of his war service. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Yarm 1914 Research ________________
The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.