Milo P. Peck

 

NAME: Milo P. Peck

ASN: 20111390

PLACE OF BIRTH: MA

DATE OF BIRTH: 05 Feb 1919

DATES OF SERVICE: 16 Jan 1941 - 16 Jun 1945

UNIT ASSIGNED: B CO 509th PIB

CAMPAIGNS: Naples-Foggia, Anzio, Rome - Arno, Southern France, Ardennes - Alsace, Rhineland

AWARDS: Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge with one combat jump star, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal with one oak leaf cluster, EAME Campaign Medal with arrowhead and five bronze star devices, American Defense Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation with one oak leaf cluster, Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar, Honorable Discharge Lapel Button

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

16 Jan 1941 - Enlisted at Orange, MA - NARA Enlistment Record

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 20111390 20111390
NAME PECK#MILO#P############# PECK#MILO#P#############
RESIDENCE: STATE 13 MASSACHUSETTS
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 027 WORCESTER
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 1368 ORANGE MASSACHUSETTS
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 16 16
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 01 01
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 41 41
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION INF Infantry
BRANCH: CODE 10 Infantry
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 0 Undefined Code
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 7 National Guard
NATIVITY 13 MASSACHUSETTS
YEAR OF BIRTH 19 19
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 2 2 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 999 Undefined Code
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 4 National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0329 0329
FILM REEL NUMBER 3.51# 3.51#

 

Was good friends with Johnny Aleck

Attended Radar School in Tropio, Italy

Attended Medic School

10 Apr 1944 - Pvt. Milo P. Peck 20111390 B CO 509th PIB    GO 5 Award of Combat Infantryman Badge

21 Nov 1944 - Cpl. Milo P. Peck 20111390      GO 42 HQ 1st ABTF Award of Silver Star    listed on page 384 book Stand in the Door Charles H. Doyle and Terrell Stewart

16 Jun 1945 - Honorably Discharged from the Army

12 Apr 1995 - Passed away, buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Winchester, NH

Back of photo shown above written to Johnny Aleck


"Anzio Beach Head - Evac Hospital Milo Peck - Barre, Mass. 509 Parachute Inf. Bn. Shot in the top of the head by German Sniper, Later awarded the Silver Star." Sketch was done by Sgt. Brummett Echohawk 45th Infantry "Thunderbird" Division while in Italy. For my granddaughter Brianna Harmony Peck. Photo of sketch graciously provided by Mark Ellenbarger of The Brummett Echohawk Project. Photo of sketch may not be copied or used without permission.

 

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