FRANK JAMES PECK

 

 

Born: 1888, Eye, Suffolk.

Died: 17th July 1916; age 27; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th November 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: PS/7375

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, No 1 coy, 13th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

II.D.47.

Heilly Station Cemetery,

Mericourt-L’Abbe,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward Henry & Mary Peck, of Langton Grove, Eye, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Langton Green, Eye, Suffolk.

 

Frank was 2 years old and living with his parents, brothers & maternal aunt.

Edward Henry Peck, 47, a farmer, born Eye, Suffolk.

Mary Jane Peck (nee Wakelin), 35, born Great Ashfield, Suffolk.

Edward Samuel Peck, 8, born Eye.

John Peck, 7, born Eye.

William Henry Peck, 5, born Eye.

Julia Wakelin, born Great Ashfield.

1 cook

1 housemaid

 

1901   Langton Green, Eye, Suffolk.

 

Frank was 12 years old and living with his widowed father, siblings & maternal aunt.

Edward, 57, a farmer – employer.

Edward, 18, a Farmer’s Son.

John, 17, a Farmer’s Son.

William, 15.

Eva Mary Peck, 10, born Eye.

Anthony Wakelin Peck, 4, born Eye.

Alice Wakelin, 37, the Housekeeper, born Great Ashfield.

1 governess

1 cook

1 housemaid.

 

1911   Robin’s Nest, Dallinghoo, Suffolk.

 

Frank was 22 years old, a Mercantile Clerk – Engineering. He was visiting his sister at the home of her employer, Lynda Blake.

Eva, 20, a Governess.

 

Frank’s mother, Mary Jane Peck, died March 1897, Langton Green, Eye. His father, Edward Henry Peck, died April 1909, Langton Green, Eye.

 

On the 1911 census, Frank’s siblings were seperated and lived with relatives, found employment and attended Framlingham College.

Frank is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, No 1 coy, 13th Battalion

 

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