Vice Admiral Richard Innes Peek

Service number O914
Ranks Held Commander, Lieutenant Commander
Birth Date 30 July 1914
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Tamworth
Death Date 28 August 2010
Final Rank Vice Admiral
Service Royal Australian Navy
Units
  • CNS
  • HMAS Tobruk
  • HMAS Australia
Place Tamworth
Conflicts/Operations
  • Korea, 1950-1953
  • Period 1970-1979
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Vietnam, 1962-1975
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1971-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1972-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1945-05-01
Published in London Gazette in 1955-02-15
Published in London Gazette in 1945-03-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1972-01-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-05-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1971-01-14
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1955-02-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-04-19

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    CNS
    Conflict
    Period 1970-1979
    Rank
    Commander
    London Gazette
    01 January 1971 on page 33 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    14 January 1971 on page 249 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    HMAS Australia
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Commander
    London Gazette
    27 March 1945 on page 1659 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    19 April 1945 on page 917 at position 14
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    HMAS Tobruk
    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
    Rank
    Commander
    London Gazette
    15 February 1955 on page 919 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 February 1955 on page 445 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    HMAS Australia
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Commander
    London Gazette
    01 May 1945 on page 2298 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    11 May 1945 on page 1081 at position 8
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Navy
    Conflict
    Period 1970-1979
    Rank
    Commander
    London Gazette
    01 January 1972 on page 34 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 January 1972 on page 3 at position 1

Timeline

Date of birth 30 July 1914
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 01 January 1928
Date of discharge 28 July 1974
Date of death 28 August 2010