Obituary letter by Chaplain M. Buchanna 18.6. 1915
Transcription from the original obituary letter in my possession for: Private No. 16923 George Charles Peek 1/5th Northumberland Fusiliers.
Written by Army Chaplain M. Buchanna on June 18th 1915.
Dear Sir, I am very sorry to have to tell you that your son Pte.Geo. Peek was brought into our Field Ambulance (no.9) very severely wounded yesterday morning and died last night. I saw him and said some prayers with him in which he joined. He then gave me your address and I promised to write.
With Sincerest Sympathy
M. Buchanna. Chaplain
Ps. I shall bury him with the Church Service in the soldier’s graveyard near the Huglan at Ypres and will see that a cross is placed on his grave. (End).
The soldier’s graveyard is now Enclosure 2. Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres (Ieper)
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium. (George Charles Peek’s grave is, Enclosure 2 IV. A72)