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Cyrus Wesley Peck
Birth: Apr. 26, 1871
Death: Sep. 27, 1956

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Canadian Scottish Regiment, Princess Mary's Canadian Expeditionary Force. On September 2, 1918, at Cagnicourt, France, when Lieutenant Colonel Peck's command was held up by enemy machine gun fire, he went forward and made a personal reconnaissance under very heavy fire. Returning, he reorganized his battalion and pushed them forward. He then went out, under German artillery and machine-gun fire and intercepted his troops tanks, giving them the necessary directions, pointing out positions. Thus he paved the way for an infantry battalion to push forward and his battalion subsequently gave the necessary support. For extreme gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in November 1918. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Kate Elizabeth Peck (1885 - 1988)*
 
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Burial:
Fraser Cemetery
New Westminster
Greater Vancouver Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
 
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Record added: Aug 16, 2003
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Cyrus Wesley Peck
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Cyrus Wesley Peck
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