Peter entered the war in France on 27th August 1915. He was killed during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, knocked down by shell fire whilst bearing. Other R.A.M.C. also lost during this battle were Ayre, Bealch, W. Huntington, and McDade. (Taken from the book ‘With the Forty Fourths’) Peter was the husband of Annie Hall of Roach Bridge, Samlesbury, Preston.