Also Served: Peter Galloway -
40, Warrington Road, Prescot
Private 2883, 5th Bn., South Lancashire Regiment
Later 240877Ref. No.:
Peter Galloway was born in Prescot in 1891, the son of John and Mary Galloway of Browns Court, Eccleston Street. By the 1911 census, Peter and his brother John were living as boarders at 40, Warrington Road, Prescot, the home of widow Ann Lucas and her daughter. Both Peter and John Galloway are recorded to be General Labourers.
Peter attested for four years service at St Helens on 21st September 1914, aged 22. He gave his brother, John Galloway of Ackers Street, as his next of kin.
He remained in the UK until 14th February 1917, when he went to France. In April 1918, he was posted to the 2/4th Battalion of the Regiment.
Peter was included in the Reporter list of men serving with the Colours, published in May 1915.
He was demobilised on 25th March 1919 and was entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal.