Lieutenant, 284th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.

Died 19th September 1918, age 29.

Buried at Trefcon British Cemetery, France.

Former student of science.


Peter was the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Freeman. He was born in Westhoughton, educated at Hindley Grammar School and entered Manchester University in 1907 and gained his BSc. and Technology Certificant in 1910. He went on the be a teacher at Forfar Academy and St Stephen’s Boys School, Chorlton on Medlock. On 17th November 1917 Peter enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) and spent some time attached to the Royal Engineers (Chemical Section). He served as a Company Qurater Master Sergeant and was gazetted in September 1916 to the RGA. He was killed near St. Quentin in September 1918. He left effects worth £813 7s 7d to his wife Ann.