Peters entered the School in January 1931, and left in October 1936. He was in Sheephouse Games House and Scout Troop; 1st XI football team. In leaving he was apprenticed to Messrs Bowden & Higlett, electricians at Guildford.

On being called up under the Armed Forces Act, he joined the Grenadier Guards, in which he served for ten months and then volunteered for the Paratroops. He subsequently received a commission and was a Lieutenant at the time of his death. He went to Normandy with the 6th Airborne Division on D Day and was killed in action.

(Extract from The Sower December 1944)