Private William George Peck

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Date of Birth


Date of Death

7 Jul 1916

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Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

66 Oak Road
United Kingdom

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Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 27th October 1917
Pte William George Peck

Pte William George Peck, 11369, 1st Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), was killed in action on the Somme on July 7th, 1916. He was aged 28, and a son of Walter and Eliza Peck, of 66 Oak Road, Luton.

He enlisted in the Foresters and was stationed in India for three years prior to the outbreak of war. He was sent back to England and then went to France with the Ghurkas. In November 1914 he was invalided home suffering from frostbite, returning to France in April 1915.

He was posted missing on July 7th, 1916, but it was not until October 1917 that his parents were notified that there had been no further information about him, and it was concluded he was dead.

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Pte William George Peck

Author: Deejaya

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