32915 Private Henry Peach, 8th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 57th Brigade, 19th (Western) Division.

1882 Born (from Silver War Badge)

1911 Census Henry Peach aged 28, Harbury Nr Leamington,  Birth Place: Westport, Isle of Wight, married Gertrude Peach, Occupation: Chauffer Domestic

1917 Jan 29. enlisted Gloucestershire Regiment

Joined the 8th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment in France

The Battle of Messines 7 June - 11 July 1917

Third Battles of Ypres 31 July - 10 November 1917

1917 Oct 27 transferred as 424343 Private Henry Peach, to the Western Command Labour Corps

Western Command Labour Corps was based at Park Hall Camp, Oswestry.

1918 Jun 20. discharged sick aged 36

1920 Feb 7. re-enlisted as EMT 62308 Private Henry Peach, Royal Army Service Corps. Post war enlistments under AO 4 of 1919:

Prefix EMT indicates a post war enlistment for Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps

1920 Aug 1. 1 Aug 1920 deserted at Athlone

1922 Jun 27. Medals returned - indicating that he was alive

1923 Relatives could not be traced


Missing in Ireland