|Archie A. Peck|
|Born||November 22, 1894|
|Died||September 15, 1978(aged 83)|
|Place of birth||Tyrone, New York|
|Place of burial||Evergreen Cemetery Sinclairville, New York|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company A, 307th Infantry, 77th Division|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Biography[edit | edit source]
Peck was born in Tyrone, New York on November 22, 1894 and died September 15, 1978. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery Sinclairville, New York.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company A, 307th Infantry, 77th Division. Place and date: In the Argonne Forest, France, 6 October 1918. Entered service at: Hornell, N.Y. Birth: Tyrone, N.Y. G.O. No.: 16, W.D., 1919
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy in the Argonne Forest, France. 6th October, 1918. While engaged with two other soldiers on patrol duty. Private Peck and his comrades were subjected to the direct fire of an enemy machine gun, at which time both his companions were wounded. Returning to his Company he obtained another soldier to accompany him, to assist in bringing in the wounded men. His assistant was killed in the exploit, but Private Peck continued on, twice returning and safely bringing in both men, being under terrific machine-gun fire during the entire journey. 
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References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "PECK, ARCHIE A.". Army of Medal of Honor website. 2009-08-03. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/worldwari.html. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
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- "Archie A. Peck". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7862392. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
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