|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Papers, Manuscript, Aerial photograph, Newspaper cutting, Photograph|
Peck, John Desmond
|Place made||Australia, Greece: Crete, Italy: Lombardy, Milan, United Kingdom: England|
|Date made||c. 1950 - c. 1990|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Series 2 - Memoir: Captive in Crete, 1950-1990
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 2 of 12 - Contains 3 wallets, containing research material, chapter outlines, drafts and final typed copies for John Desmond Peck’s memoir Captive in Crete, c. 1950 - c. 1990.
- Wallet 1 of 3 - Handwritten draft, chapter outlines, aerial photographs, correspondence, notes and research material for Captive in Crete; Newspaper articles relating to Lieutenant Peck’s experiences as an escaped prisoner of war on Crete, c. 1950 - c. 1990
- Wallet 2 of 3 - Two copies of final draft of Captive in Crete, c. 1990
- Wallet 3 of 3 - Notes, outlines and drafts for chapters relating to Lieutenant John Desmond Peck’s experience as an Italian partisan and prisoner of war, c. 1990