Peck, Peter John


Peck, Peter John
P J Peck


Six items. An oral history interview with Flight Lieutenant Peter Peck (1924 - 2019, 1805919 Royal Air Force), documents and photograph album. He flew operations as a bomb aimer with 156 and 12 Squadrons. The collection also contains documents about the court martial of Thomas Hamilton White in India. Peter Peck acted as Defending Officer.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Peter Peck and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Peck, PJ

Collection Items

Transient Officers Mess Bill
A messing bill for $4.40 from RAF Moncton

Letter to Peter Peck
The letter advises Peter that he is detailed to act as Defending Officer at a Court Martial. Also attached are supplementary items of evidence, the charge sheet, Officers making up the Court Martial and details of Thomas' weapon.

Notes used in the tial of Thomas Hamilton White
Handwritten notes for the trial of Thomas Hamilton White.

Statement by Thomas Hamilton White
Thomas' explanation of the events.

Closing Report for the Defence
The defence report produced by Peter Peck.

Summary of Evidence in the Case of LAC Thomas Hamilton White
Evidence provided by five witnesses for the Prosecution and the 1st witness for the defence.

Snaps and Scraps File Pocket
Part of the scrapbook to be used for small items.

Soldier lying on Grass
A soldier resting on a grassy field with his rifle by his side.

Last Week in RAF
Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 8 are the same, five airmen on a seaside promenade. They are in khaki uniforms.
Photo 2 and 3 are aerial views from a Lancaster towards Mount Vesuvius.
Photo 4 is group of soldiers with a 156 Squadron…

Lancaster and Lowestoft harbour
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a starboard side view of a Lancaster in flight.
Photo 2 is a view of Lowestoft harbour, docks and river Waveney with row of ships. Underneath is a post-it with 'Op Manna'.

Identification kindly provided…

Lancasters in Flight
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an air-to-air view of the starboard side of a Lancaster in flight.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of the port side of a Lancaster in flight. The image is obscured by damage or condensation trail.

Canada Memories
Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 4 are of four airmen waiting for the parade to start.
Photo 2 is soldiers marching past.
Photo 3 is a view across a lake from a train.
Photo 5 is an airman sitting on a bed.
Photo 6 is the front of a…

Canadian Parade
Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a lorry with a display as part of the parade.
Photo 2 is a trombonist.
Photo 3 is two airmen at the parade.
Photo 4 is a marching band.
Photo 5 is soldiers marching past.
Photo 6 is a drummer.
Photo 7…

Four Airmen
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a single airman standing with his hands in his pockets outside a brick building. It is annotated 'Sincerely Yours, Pat'.
Photo 2 is a three quarter length portrait of three airmen standing in front of a…

Canadian Train, Blackpool and two Airmen
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 3 are train coaches.
Photo 2 and 4 is the promenade at Blackpool.
Photo 5 is a sergeant airman standing with his hands in his pockets.
Photo 6 is a different sergeant standing with his hands in his…

Niagara Falls
15 photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three airmen looking at the falls.
Photo 2 is the Horseshoe falls.
Photo 3 is the American falls.
Photo 4 and 8 are four airmen sitting on a stone wall by the falls.
Photo 5 is two cars at the falls car…

Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman in his hotel bed.
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting on a balustrade.
Photo 3 is a misty view over Montreal.
Photo 4 is the cannon outside the Sun Life building.
Photo 5 is three airmen posed at…

Postcards and one photo of Montreal.
Photo 1 is Caleches at the Lookout, Mount Royal.
Photo 2 is the Canadian Pacific Railway Station.
Photo 3 is The Duchess of Richmond and Harbor Bridge.
Photo 4 is the view of Montreal from Mount Royal.

Niagara Falls Postcards
Ten postcards of Niagara Falls.
Photo 1 is the Rainbow Bridge.
Photo 2 is the Canadian falls.
Photo 3 is the Oakes garden with the falls in the background.
Photo 4 is the edge of the Horseshoe Falls.
Photo 5 is the aerial car over the Whirlpool…

Graduation Banquet at the Marlborough Hotel, Winnipeg
Two photographs of the top table and a long table filled with airmen at their graduation dinner.
A third photograph is a landscape with snow and trees taken at NO. 5 AOS.

Group Captain EC Tennant
A photograph of EC Tennant, Commanding Officer No 2 B&G and a crest of the RCAF No 2 Bombing and Gunnery School.

Two Airmen
Two airmen about to climb into an aircraft at RCAF Mossbank No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School. Both are fully kitted out in flying gear. One man is on top of the aircraft and another is on the wing. On the left is the instructor, Pilot Officer Ernest…

Two vertical aerial photographs of a river, annotated 'My first attempt at aerial photography'.
Top is the bend in the Assiniboine River , Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, adjacent to the Glendale golf and country club.
Bottom is the Assiniboine River,…

Anson interior
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view of the flight deck from behind.
Photo 2 is an airman at a work station in the cockpit, annotated 'The Doc'
Photo 3 is some trees and snow.
A fourth photo has been removed.

An Airman
An airman standing outside a church. In his right hand he is holding papers.
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