Ian Peacock

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Rothesay branch

Died: 5 September 1944


Ian Scotland Peacock was born on 30 June 1909, the son of Alexander and Agnes Scotland Peacock. In January 1925, when he was 15 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Greenock branch. In June 1940 he transferred to Rothesay branch. 


In March 1942 Peacock left the bank to go on military service, becoming a Trooper in the Royal Armoured Corps, the Queen's Bays. He was wounded on active service in Italy and died of his injuries there on 5 September 1944. He was 35 years old and left a widow, Anna Hannah, whom he had married in 1938.


Ian Peacock is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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