Private First Class Byron G. Peacock

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World War II

US Army Air Forces
92nd Troop Carrier Squadron, Troop Carrier Command, 9th Air Force
Service Number: 37344840
Born: January 24, 1916 at Cope
Inducted: April 1942
Died in plane crash November 19, 1944 in England
Buried: Block 27, Lot 256, Section 2, Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver

Son of Mr. B. Harrison and Edna Peacock of Denver (formerly Cope). Husband of Irene Peacock of Denver.


Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver


Thursday December 14, 1944 The Akron News-Reporter

  Pfc. Byron Peacock was killed in an airplane crash at Lewes, England, November 19. He was a member of the Ninth Air Force's Troop Carrier Command.

  Pfc. Peacock was born at Cope, Colorado, January 24, 1916, and moved to Denver with his family when he was a small child. He had been overseas nine months. He is survived by his wife, Irene Peacock, a daughter, Donna Fae, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Peacock, of Denver; two brothers, Sgt. William Peacock, now in France, and Guy, a Denver fireman, and a sister, Fae.


July 19, 1948 Rocky Mountain News Page 38

Byron G. Peacock

  Funeral services for Pfc. Byron G. Peacock, who was killed in an airplane crash in England Nov 19, 1944, will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hofmann Mortuary.

  Military burial, under the auspices of Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post No 1, American Legion, will be in Crown Hill.

  Born Jan. 24, 1916, in Cope, Colo., Peacock was a graduate of Grant Junior High School and South High School. He operated a grocery store at 3959 S. Acoma St., Englewood, before entering the service in April, 1942.

  Peacock is survived by his wife, Irene; a daughter, Dona Fae; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin H. Peacock; a sister, Mrs. Fae Jackson and two brothers, Guy and Glen.


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