Myron H. Peck
Captain, United States Army
Captain, U.S. Army
Home: Montclair, New Jersey
2d Battalion, 2d Engineers, 2d Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: October 9, 1918
General Orders No. 44, W.D., 1919
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Myron H. Peck, Captain, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at St. Etienne, France, October 9, 1918.
While in command of his battalion, holding part of the line in St. Etienne, Captain Peck personally conducted a reconnaissance, after pervious patrols had failed, in order to establish liaison with the troops on his right. Captain Peck lost his life during this reconnaissance.
PECK, MYRON H
CAPT CO E 2ND ENGRS 2ND DIV
DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1918
BURIED AT: SECTION W.S SITE 4103
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 23 April 2005 Updated: 16 December 2006