Private Walter Stanley Peck

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

1 Oct 1917


Diamond Foundry, Dallow Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

66 Oak Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Hooge Crater Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 27th October 1917
Pte Walter Stanley Peck

Pte Walter Stanley Peck, 33072, 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, was killed in action in Belgium on October 1st, 1917. He was aged 24, single and a former employee of the Diamond Foundry, Dallow Road.

The son of Walter and Eliza Peck, of 66 Oak Road, Luton, he had enlisted in the Bedfordshire Regiment (5608) in November 1915 and was transferred to the Leicesters in December the following year in France.

His older brother William, 11639, 1st Sherwood Foresters, had been killed in action on the Somme on July 7th, 1916, but his loss was not confirmed to his parents until around the time they learned of Walter's death.

Individual Location

Pte Walter Stanley Peck

Author: Deejaya

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