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

Accession Number AWM2021.22.48
Collection number PR03098
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 27
Object type Papers
Physical description 86 Image/s captured
Maker Australian Army
Australian Military Forces
British War Office
Peck, John Desmond
Various
Place made Australia, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1945 - 1951
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description


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.

Series 1 contains 5 wallets.

Wallet 3 of 5 – Contains 27 post-war letters and documents from various official organisations regarding John Desmond Peck. Subjects include Peck’s Distinguished Conduct Medal and the London Victory March in 1946.

This collection also includes invitations for Peck and his wife Brenda Peck to meet the King and Queen, and Queen Mary, at Hampton Court Palace on 11 June 1946.