|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
Australian Military Forces
British War Office
Daily Telegraph Mirror
ISSUING BODY: EX-PRISONERS OF WAR AND RELATIVES' ASSN PUBLISHER ADDRESS: 1 ELIZABETH ST, MELBOURNE V
Returned Services League Australia
The Australian News
|Place made||Australia, Czech Republic: Prague, India, Italy, Switzerland|
|Date made||1939 - 1988|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Digital format and content protected by copyright.|
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Series 1 - Personal Papers of Lieutenant John Desmond Peck, 1939-1988
Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX9534 Lieutenant John Desmond "Johnny" "Des" Peck DCM, 2/7 Australian Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force, Australia, Palestine, Greece, Crete, Italy, Switzerland and England, 1939-c 2000.
This collection contains 12 series.
Series 1 of 12 - Contains 5 wallets, containing letters, newspapers, official correspondence and certificates relating to the service of John Desmond Peck, 1939 – 1988.
- Wallet 1 of 5 - Letters from Lieutenant John Desmond Peck, the Australian Red Cross and Various to Mr and Mrs Peck, 1939-1946
- Wallet 2 of 5 – Official and private correspondence to Lieutenant John Desmond Peck and Mr and Mrs Peck, and Service papers of Lieutenant Peck, 1939-1967
- Wallet 3 of 5 - Letters to Lieutenant John Desmond Peck concerning the Victory March and the investiture of the DCM, citation and personal papers of Lieutenant Peck, 1945-1951
- Wallet 4 of 5 - Certificate of appreciation from the Shire of Flinders presented to Lieutenant John Desmond Peck, 1940; Lieutenant Peck's certificate of appointment as an officer in the Permanent Military Service, 1946
- Wallet 5 of 5 - Letters to Lieutenant John Desmond Peck from members of the Italian and Greek resistance and former Allied prisoners of war, 1944-1988; Newspaper clippings relating to Lieutenant Peck, c. 1941- c. 1967