Title: Joseph Hartwell McPeek

Description: Portrait of Joseph Hartwell McPeek. He was born on September 5, 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Charles and Ada McPeek. He attended East High School and entered the service March 3, 1943. He was with Patton's 3rd Army, driving cars and jeeps for the military. He was injured while driving a jeep pursuing German soldiers, dying June 14, 1945. Services were held in Kansas City on December 4, 1948 and he is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Date: circa 1943-44

Item Type: Photograph, b&w, 5 x 7 in.

Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095

Location: SC68, p.79

Subject: World War II; Soldiers; War;

Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City; McPeek, Joseph H.;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020643

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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