In memory of Henry Peavot, ZSL Librarian and Clerk of Publications, who died 100 years ago on 21 April 1917.

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This blog is in memory of Henry Peavot, ZSL Librarian and Clerk of Publications, who died 100 years ago on 21 April 1917.

Henry Peavot was killed at the Front a hundred years ago during World War I. Details can be found in this excerpt from ZSL’s annual report for 1917:

Scan from ZSL annual report in memory of Henry Peavot
In memory of Henry Peavot, Librarian and Clerk of Publications. Page 4 of ZSL annual report for 1917

He is remembered on the War Memorial at ZSL London Zoo along with other staff who died in World War I:

Brass plaque on the War Memorial at ZSL London Zoo, listing staff who died in World War I.
Brass plaque on ZSL London Zoo War memorial, listing staff who died during World War I.

Find out more about the War memorial at ZSL London Zoo

War memorial at ZSL London Zoo, designed by John James Joass, photographed in October 2011
War memorial at ZSL London Zoo, designed by John James Joass, photographed by James Godwin, October 2011

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