Born: 23rd June 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 31st May 1916; age 25; KiA at the Battle of Jutland.

Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham; Date: 23rd April 1910 – signed up for 12 years; Occupation: Kitchen Porter. Height: 5ft 2 1/2ins, dark complexion, brown eyes & dark brown hair. Scar above left eye.

Rank: Stoker 1st Class; Service Number: K/6405

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Invincible’.


Memorial Reference:


Chatham Naval Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Arthur & Annie Peck, of 85, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.






1891   62, Foundation Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

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

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

Arthur Francis Peck, 4, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Annie Peck, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   10, Milton Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 38, a House Painter.

Annie, 32.

Arthur, 14, an Errand Boy.

Gertrude, 13.

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.

Charles is also remembered on St. John the Baptist Church memorial, Ipswich.

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

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