Wallet 1 of 2 - Lieutenant John Desmond Peck’s report to the Australian Army and two copies of his official Prisoner of War report,1944

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Accession Number AWM2021.22.54
Collection number PR03098
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 3
Object type Papers
Physical description 19 Image/s captured
Maker Australian Army
Peck, John Desmond
Place made Australia, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1944
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 3 contains 2 wallets.

Wallet 1 of 2 – Contains John Desmond Peck’s report to the Australian Army and two copies of his official Prisoner of War report. The reports contain information about Peck’s multiple escapes and recaptures during the Second World War. In Peck’s report to the Australian Army, he discusses how he assisted other Allied soliders in escaping to Switzerland.

Only one copy of the official prisoner of war report has been digitised.