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Allan E. Peck Papers

Identifier: M1967

Scope and Contents

Materials on Peck include: copies of personal photographs (1940, 1944, 2008); copies of his military records: training certificate, payroll, General Orders, intelligence memorandum, 10th Mountain Division commendations and citations,(1944, 1945), draft copy of the "85th Mountain Infantry Regimental History (1945); personal records: birth certificate, marriage license, correspondence (1920, 1944, 1945, 2008).


  • 1920-2008


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Allan E. Peck (1920-2000) was born in Kent, Conn. on April 14. He completed two years of high school before enlisting in the Army at Fort Dix, N.J. on May 16, 1944. At the time of his enlistment, Peck was married and working as a truck driver. Peck joined the 10th Mountain Division while it was training at Camp Swift, Tex. He was assigned to the 85th Infantry Regiment, Company L. During combat operations in Italy, Peck was wounded in action near Mount Belvedere on February 20, 1945 and again on Hill 913 near Castel d'Aiano on April 15, 1945. Following the war, Peck worked in the lumbering industry.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Stefanie Fitzpatrick, 2008.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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