Peter Waldock

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WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Peter Waldock


Military History:        


Royal ArmyVeterinary Corps


Regimental Number:             

Date of Enlisting:                            

Date of death:                        
3rd quarter 1923

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:      
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Peter volunteered on 7th January 1915 with the the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, Regimental Number SE/3121, and nine days later he was sent to the Western Front, France and Flanders, where he took an active part in many important battles including the Battle of Cambrai and the Retreat of 1918. On March 24th 1918 he was severely wounded in eight places by shrapnel and invalided home. After months in the Woolwich Royal Herbert Hospital he was discharged on 8th October as medically unfit for further service.  Peter survived the War and died in Willesden in the 3rd quarter 1923.

Peter was awarded the British War Medal, the Victory Medal and the Silver War Badge.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                2nd quarter 1876

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Willesden, Middlesex

Marriage:                      4.6.1900


Peter was the third son of Stephen and Charlotte (nee Waldock) Waldock, born in the 3rd quarter 1876 at Ashwell, Hertfordshire.  He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.  Prior to enlisting he was a drayman with EK & H Fordham at their Harringay Stores, London 

Peter married Emily Elizabeth Wilson at St Olave’s Church, Stoke Newington, London on 4th June 1900.  They had two children, Winifred Gwendolin Dorothy born on 31 March 1901 and George William James born on 8th September 1909.

Peter died in Willesden in the 3rd quarter 1923.





Peter Waldock

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire


Willesden, Middlesex

Death Date:

Willesden, Middlesex

Enlistment Place:

Not known




Royal Army Veterinary Corps



Regimental Number:


Type of Casualty:


Theatre of War:

Western Europe, France and Flanders



This page was added on 17/02/2018.