|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Papers, Photograph, Newspaper cutting|
Peck, John Desmond
|Place made||Denmark, Ireland, Italy|
|Date made||1944 - 1995|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Series 5 - Papers concerning Oreste Barbero, 1944-1995
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 5 of 12 - Contains correspondence and papers concerning Oreste Barbero, 1944-1995.
Oreste Barbero was the owner of a pastrycook’s shop in Vercelli, Italy. Barbero aided Peck in assisting escaped prisoners of war in the area in reaching Switzerland. In 1944, Barbero was arrested by the National Guard.
This collection is predominately written in Italian.
This collection contains scans of graphic images. This may cause distress to some viewers.