CHARLES EDWARD PECK

 

 

Born: 23rd June 1890, Ipswich.

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

Occupation: a Kitchen Porter.

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

 

Service:

Pembroke II – Stoker II – 23rd April 1910 – 12th September 1910

Formidable – Stoker II – 13th September 1910

Formidable – Stoker I – 23rd April 1911 – 13th May 1912

Africa – Stoker I – 14th May 1912 – 12th October 1913

Pembroke II – Stoker I – 13th October 1913 – 3rd November 1913

Egmont II – Stoker I – 4th November 1913 – 7th January 1914

Inflexible – Stoker I – 8th January 1914 – 17th January 1916

Invincible – Stoker I – 18th January 1916 – 31st May 1916.

Character – Very Good.

 

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

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

 

Memorial Reference:

17.

Chatham Naval Memorial,

Kent.

 

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

 

Brother to ARTHUR FRANCIS PECK.

 

CENSUS

 

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 the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.

 

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

H.M.S. ‘Invincible’

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