PEACE, Harold

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
48RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X 104977
Born: 
Saturday, January 10, 1920
Birthplace: 
Beeston, Nottinghamshire
Died : 
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Local Roll of Honour: 
Sergeant Harold Peace 48 Commando
Sergeant Harold Peace from Derby died during operations in Holland. He was part of a patrol sent to Veere on the North East of Walcheren Island travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes  [see linked content below].
Harold was employed by Ericsson Telephones Ltd., of Beeston before enlisting in 1938 [1]
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.
[1] Derby Daily Telegraph - Saturday 13 January 1945.
[1] British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
[Image] © Trinity Mirror.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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