John Peake

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Silver medal – second place 1948 London Team competition

John Morris Peake CBE (born 26 August 1924) was a British and English international field hockey player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.[1] He was a member of the British field hockey team, which won the silver medal. He played all five matches as forward. Earlier in his life, Peake attended St Faith's[2] School in Cambridge, and was a student there from 1931 to 1938. Following this he won a scholarship to Repton School after which he went on to read Mechanical Engineering at Clare College, Cambridge. He later became chairman of Baker Perkins, an engineering company focusing on food processing equipment, and was awarded a CBE in the 1986 Birthday Honours.

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  1. ^ "Our Hockey Correspondent. "Hockey." Times [London, England] 7 July 1948". The Times Digital Archive. 
  2. ^ "John Peake - St Faith's School Website". St Faith's School Website. Retrieved 2016-04-28. 

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