Peck, Ernest Keith, Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 44th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Corporal



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Idaho
Idaho
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Salem
Last Address
Salt Lake City, UT

Date of Passing
May 24, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery - Salt Lake City, Utah
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal Ernest Peck served in the 1397th Engineer Battalion with my grandfather, Felix Cervantes.

"In 1941 he joined the Army and served with the 1397th Engineer Battalion in the Pacific. After four years serving his country in World War II Ernie returned to Salt Lake City and work at Kennecott Copper. He retired in 1978."
-https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94631820/ernest-keith-peck-
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
XXIV CorpsUS Army Pacific (USARPAC)44th Engineer Battalion
  1941-1945, XXIV Corps
  1941-1945, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
  1941-1945, 44th Engineer Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1942-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Saipan
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle of Okinawa
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