William Peck1

M, #1381, b. 8 Nov 1888, d. 21 Nov 1916
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FatherHenry James Peck1 b. between 3 Apr 1859 and 1 Apr 1861
MotherJane Airey1 b. between 3 Apr 1862 and 1 Apr 1864
     William Peck was born on 8 Nov 1888.2 He was the son of Henry James Peck and Jane Airey.1 William Peck was baptized on 20 Apr 1890 in St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England.2 He died on 21 Nov 1916 in France at age 28; during WW1.3 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.4

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
5 Apr 1891Henry James PeckWilliam Peck was listed as a member of the household of Henry James Peck in the 1891 census in Down Row, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Jane Airey, Albert Edward Peck and Florence Peck.5
31 Mar 1901Henry James PeckWilliam Peck was listed as a member of the household of Henry James Peck in the 1901 census in Market Bridge, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Jane Airey, Doris Peck, Spencer Peck, Olive Peck, Albert Edward Peck and Florence Peck.6
2 Apr 1911Henry James PeckWilliam Peck was listed as a member of the household of Henry James Peck in the 1911 census in Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Jane Airey, Doris Peck, Spencer Peck, Olive Peck and Claude Henry Peck.1

Military History

  • William Peck began military service after enlisting in Debenham, Suffolk, England.3
  • In 1915 William Peck and served in the Royal Field Artillery.7
  • In 1916 William Peck and served in the Royal Field Artillery.8
  • On 21 Nov 1916 William Peck was a Wheeler/Corporal, Serial Number 97787 and served in the Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery.3
  • On 21 Nov 1916 William Peck was a Corporal, Serial Number 97787 and served in the C Battery, 91st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.4
  • He was commemorated on 1 Mar 1920 on The War Memorial, Debenham, Suffolk, England.9

Occupation

DateOccupation
2 Apr 1911Carpenter1
Last Edited=22 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10753; Schedule Number: 74."
  2. [S36] Microfilm of the Baptisms of St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  3. [S468] Soldiers Died In The Great War of William Peck, RHA & RFA, unknown period (Ancestry, Soldiers Died In WW1) "unknown cd."
  4. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/543447/."
  5. [S16] Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (1891 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 1462; Folio: 87; Page: 1; GSU roll: 6096572."
  6. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1768; Folio: 91; Page: 12."
  7. [S673] Booth's Almanac, 1915 (Suzie Morley, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  8. [S674] Booth's Almanac, 1916 (Suzie Morley, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  9. [S241] Website Roll Of Honour - Suffolk County Council (http://apps.suffolk.gov.uk/roll_of_honour).