'Reward for Veteran. J. Peacock, of 38, Upper Belgrave Road, well-known collector in Bristol for the National Institute for the Blind, has received a communication from the War Office informing him that as reward for long and highly meritorious services the Army he has been awarded an annuity of £10. Mr Peacock put in 37 years' military service, taking active part in the Zulu war of 1879 during which he was specially recommended for good service, and in the' first Boer war of 1881. He served in the Oxford Regiment. and on the Staff as sergeant-major and afterwards the Bristol Rifles, now the Gloucesters, as sergeant and colour-sergt. He has made his home in Bristol for the last years. He was naturally much gratified'
Western Daily Press - Friday 22 February 1924