Major General DeWitt Peck
May 29, 1894|
|Died||January 13, 1973
Andrews Air Force Base Hospital
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1915–1946|
|Commands held||4th Marine Regiment
Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
Chinese Civil War
|Awards||Legion of Merit (2)
DeWitt Peck (May 29, 1894 – January 13, 1973) was the 18th Assistant to the Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps.
By the time he retired, he had achieved the rank of Major General. He died January 13, 1973 in Andrews Air Force Base Hospital.
Major General Peck´s ribbon bar:
|1st Row||Legion of Merit with Gold Star||Purple Heart||Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal|
|2nd Row||Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal with 2 service stars||World War I Victory Medal w/ two battle clasps||Nicaraguan Campaign Medal (1933)||American Defense Service Medal w/ base clasp|
|3rd Row||American Campaign Medal||Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with three service stars||World War II Victory Medal||Nicaraguan Medal of Merit w/ silver star|
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Marine Corps.
- "Major General DeWitt Peck, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Retrieved June 22, 2009.
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|Commanding General of the 1st Marine Division
8 August 1945 –10 June 1946
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