Ian Denys Peek

Ian Denys Peek was born in London but brought up in Shanghai, returning to England to be educated. After leaving school, he and his brother were reunited with their parents in Singapore. In 1939, after the declaration of war, he joined the Singapore Volunteer Corps. He was taken prisoner in 1942 following the Fall of Singapore. Denys Peek was repatriated to England at the end of the war but returned to the Far East where he worked as a harbour master. He moved to Australia in the 1960s.