A fine Second World War Italy and North West Europe, and Malayan Emergency group awarded to Major and Quartermaster J.R. Peacock, Royal Army Service Corps, who was originally granted an Emergency Commission on 27th May 1943, having previously service for 7 years and 169 days in the ranks.

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A fine Second World War Italy and North West Europe, and Malayan Emergency group awarded to Major and Quartermaster J.R. Peacock, Royal Army Service Corps, who was originally granted an Emergency Commission on 27th May 1943, having previously service for 7 years and 169 days in the ranks.

Group of 6: 1939-1945 Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; General Service Medal 1918-1962, EIIR Br.Omn. bust, 1 Clasp: Malaya; (CAPT. J.R. PEACOCK. R.A.S.C.), first five mounted swing style as worn.

Condition: last with official correction to two letters of surname, otherwise Good Very Fine.

John Richard Peacock was born on 21st July 1915 and saw service with the British Army in the ranks for 7 years and 169 days, before being granted an emergency commission as a 2nd Lieutenant into the Royal Army Service Corps on 27th May 1943, and seeing service in Italy and North West Europe. Peacock was appointed an Acting Captain from 6th October 1945 to 5th January 1946, and temporary Captain from 6th January 1946 to 20th July 1947.

Peacock had been promoted to full Lieutenant back on 27th March 1943, being confirmed in that rank on 1st October 1946, and held the position of temporary Captain again from 13th April 1948 to 26th March 1949, before being promoted to Captain on 27th March 1949, and appointed Captain and Quartermaster on 3rd December 1955. Around this time he saw service in Malaya during the Malayan Emergency. Peacock was promoted to Major and Quartermaster on 3rd December 1955.