Henry Allason Peile

Key Information

Name: Henry A Mason Peile

DoB: January 7 1896.

Regt: Rifleman 301359 London Rifle Brigade.

DoD: Date of Death: Reported wounded and missing; officially reported killed in action, July 1, 1916.

Academic Career: CGS Sept 1906 – July, 1907.

Biographical Information:


  • Henry was the son of Walker Peile and Gertrude nee Simpson, of 7, St. James’ Road. His father was recorded as a grocer’s assistant in 1891 and a commission agent in 1901.He died in 1909. His wife, who was six years older and originated from Melksham Wiltshire was recorded visiting her sister in Birmingham in 1911 where she was a companion to an elderly lady. She died at Taunton in 1941 aged 77. Henry’s older sister Alice Muriel was living at Station Hill Wigton in 1911, training to be a teacher. She got a BA Hons in geography from LSE and registered with the Teachers’ Registration Council in 1921. She taught in Cheshire, Chiswick and Guildford before becoming  headmistress of Bishop Fox’s Girls School Taunton. An Alice Peile died in 1965 in Bristol aged 72.