Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wilfred George Peacock

In memory of:

Flying Officer Wilfred George Peacock

September 26, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/18009

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of George and Margaret Peacock, of Everett, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 413 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 5. C. 9.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – Flying Officer Wilfred George Peacock is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Wilfred George Peacock is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Paying respects – First cousin twice removed Mitchell O'Donnell. visiting while in France participating in the World Youth Track and Field Championships.  Mitch's grandfather William Patrick O'Donnell was raised by the Peacocks, and considered Wilfred as a brother
  • Grave Marker – Head stone of members of the plane
  • Grave Marker with crew
  • Inscription – Photo taken in October 2007 while visiting the cemetery with my father (Warren Grant) who was a first cousin and boyhhood friend of Wilfred Peacock.

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