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John Henry PECK

Date of birth22 July 1886
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressHeadquarters, 5th Military District, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Peck, Headquarters, 5th Military District, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (ADJ)
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).
Recommendation date: ? May 1915

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 1 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other details

GSO(1), 5th Australian Division, 1917-18.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Companion of the Order of St Michael & St George, Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death2 September 1928
Age at death42

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