Peter was born 31st October 1913 he was the son of Edward and Emily Comer of Birkenhead. Taken two years before Peter was born the 1911 census shows Edward and Emily living at 3 Booth Street, Rock Ferry. Edward was working as a Marine Fireman. They had been married six years in 1911, they had four children two of which had sadly died, their two surviving children were Minnie age 4 and Mary Elizabeth age 2.
The 1939 register shows the family living at 50 Earl Street Birkenhead, Minnie and Mary Elizabeth were working in a laundry, Peter was a (Charge Hand) fitters labourer.
The picture below shows Peter on the back row 5th from the right, it is believed at this moment that it was taken before July 1941. The photograph has names and address on the back, one of the names E Sheppard is believed to be Eric Sheppard who died in July 1941.
Research is continuing into what Peter did after the war, this page will be updated as information comes in.
Cheshire County Memorial Project would like to thank Diana Bennett, Peters granddaughter for the picure.