Memorial: M3338

Memorial at All Saints’ and St Margaret’s Church, Pakefield, Suffolk commemorating Stephen Peek and Emmanuel Peek, d. 1915 in the loss of the ‘Labrador’

Location

All Saints' and St Margaret’s Church, Pakefield, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'John PEEK Trawlermaster Aberdeen erected this in memory of his father Emmanuel Peek who died 9 Novr 1915 aged 67. Also his brother Stephen George PEEK aged 42 and his nephew Emmanuel Stephen George Peek aged 17 years 7 months. Both of whom were lost from the S.T. Labrador LT1165 January 1915'

Details

Position: Churchyard
Vessel: Labrador

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Peek, Stephen George
Age: 42
Date of Death: 1/1915
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Skipper
Organisation: Mr W. Robbens of Lowestoft
Peek, Emmanuel Stephen George
Age: 17
Date of Death: 1/1915
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: trimmer
Organisation: Mr W. Robbens of Lowestoft

Extra

Notes: The Lowestoft Journal and Suffolk County Record, Saturday, February 13, 1915 suggests that the 'Lowestoft' was mined, as there was no report of a collision and the vessel was very strong. The crew of eight hands were all missing presumed lost; only the body of the captain was recovered.