Brigader General Harry M. Peck, Sr.

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Harrison Morton Peck, Sr.

Also Known As: "Harry"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dickinson County, Kansas, United States
Death: Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States
Place of Burial: Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge Ben W. Peck and Eliza J. Peck (Morley)
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Peck; Eva Mabel Peck; Elizabeth A Peck and Eliabeth Ann Peck
Father of Mary Elizabeth Duray; Harrison Peck Jr.; Dorothy Stam and Harry M Peck
Brother of Etta Smith; Jessie Peck; Phoebe Fritz; Nellie Peck; Dora E Peck and 6 others

Occupation: U.S.Army/Army Reserve
Managed by: Private User
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About Brigader General Harry M. Peck, Sr.

Update 6/16/2016(CLM):Harry M Peck SR. Served in WWI with General Pershing in Mexico. Served in WWII Philippines where he helped Gen Mac Arthur escape. Bataan Death March survivor. Find A Grave# 64052651


Col Peck is famous for being in WWI, WWII, in the Bataan death march, a POW of the Japanese for 3 years in Manchuria. He was in the New Mexico State Militia in the cavalry before WWI, he was called into Federal Service to chased Poncho Villa and safeguard the US Mail. Called back to Federal Service for WWI sent to France as an ambulance driver. Later promoted to LT.Called into Federal Service again for WWII, had been promoted to Full Col. Unit re-designated an anti aircraft battery, sent to California to train, then sent to Bataan,Philippine Islands to cover for General MacArthur's retreat. In the Bataan death march at 50 and lived through it. Later a POW in Manchuria for 3 years. Returning home, promoted to brigadier general, retiring from The Army and from the Santa Fe Railroad, his civilian job, when not in Federal Service for the Army or The New Mexico State Militia (later named New Mexico National Guard).

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64052651


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Brigader General Harry M. Peck, Sr.'s Timeline

1888
September 7, 1888
Dickinson County, Kansas, United States
1912
March 16, 1912
Age 23
1914
August 14, 1914
Age 25
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
1914
Age 25
NM, USA
1921
September 29, 1921
Age 33
1978
May 30, 1978
Age 89
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States
1978
Age 89
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States