Major General James Legge

Unit Australian Imperial Force
Places
Accession Number ART02565
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 76.6 x 64 cm Frame: 89.2 x 77cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Harrison, H B
Place made Australia
Date made 1920
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Status to be assessed

Description

Portrait of Major General (later Lieutenant General) James Gordon Legge, of the 1st Australian Imperial Force, Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB), Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG). Major General Legge organised the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF), Commanding 1st Division Australian Infantry Force, and later 2nd Division Australian Infantry Force, on the Western Front.