Leonard Peacock was the son of Fred and Martha Peacock, of London. He enlisted into The Royal Army Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.
Driver Peacock successfully completed his training and was posted to Motor Transport Platoon, 250 (Airborne) Light Company, Royal Army Service Corps, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).
Dvr Peacock was killed in action on 21 September 1944, aged 27, and was given a field burial 180 yards west of the Hartenstein Hotel, Oosterbeek, and was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 10 September 1945.
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