ARTHUR FRANCIS PECK

Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 29th March 1918; age 31; Died of Wounds – 41st Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 56, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 170850

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 258th Tunnel Coy.

Formerly 57818, Northumberland Fusiliers.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

Grave Reference:

I.E.6.

Namps-au-val-British Cemetery,

Somme,

France.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Peck, of Ipswich; husband of Annie Peck, of 56, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.

Brother to CHARLES EDWARD PECK.

CENSUS

1891   62, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

Arthur was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Francis Peck, 28, a Painter, born Ipswich.

Annie Peck (nee Spole), 23, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Annie Peck, 3, born Ipswich.

Charles Edward Peck, 2, born Ipswich.

1901   10, Milton Street, Ipswich.

Arthur was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 38, a House Painter.

Annie, 32.

Gertrude, 13.

Charles, 11.

Florence Victoria Peck, 8, born Ipswich.

James William Peck, 6, born Ipswich – died October 1913, Ipswich.

Clifford Peck, 4, born Ipswich.

Albert George Peck, 3, born Ipswich.

Jessie Louisa Peck, born Ipswich.

1911   71, Portland Place, London.

Arthur was 24 years old, a Footman and 1 of 10 servants for 37 year old, George Alfred Cohen, of Private Means.

In 1913, Cosford, Suffolk, Arthur married Annie Scott, born November 1888, Flowton, Suffolk.

They had 1 son:

Leonard Arthur Scott Peck, born February 1914, Ipswich.

In 1927, Ipswich, Annie Peck married William Corder, born January 1877, London. Leonard changed his surname to Corder.

Soldiers’ Effects to Annie Peck – widow.

Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.

Royal Engineers, 258th Tunnel Coy

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