Maxwell Peacock

Biography of Maxwell Peacock

Maxwell Peacock was born in Paisley and studied in the Arts and Science Faculties, 1939 to 1941. He served as an ARP Messenger during the war, and he was one of ninety-six people killed at Woodside First Aid Party Station in William Street, Paisley, when it was struck by a parachute mine on 6 May 1941, during the bombing raid on Clydeside that became known as the "Greenock Blitz".

Among the casualties on 6 May was the University graduate Leo Skinnider.


Maxwell Peacock
Died 6 May 1941.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts , 1938-41;
Father's Details: John Peacock; Mill worker
War Service: Civilian, Civil Defence Medical Service
Grave / Memorial: Paisley, Scotland
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 14th Aug 2012

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