PECK, MYRON H.
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
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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