|from the Chelsea High School 1941 annual|
Eben was working as a file clerk and had 2 years of college when he was drafted in February 1943. After completion of his basic military training he was sent to the European theater. PVT Peach was transferred from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 11 Aug 1944. PVT Peach was killed in action on 29 Aug 1944 as the regiment began its part in the attack on Brest.
PVT Peach rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery.