ART08009

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ID number ART08009
Title Lieutenant General Sir Herbert Cox
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Power, H Septimus (Artist)
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1924
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement framed: 87.8 x 77.6 cm; unframed: 72.4 x 63.2 cm

Description

Major General Sir Herbert Vaughan Cox, KCB, KCMG, CSI, was a regular officer of the Indian Army and commanded the 29th Indian Brigade at Gallipoli, 1915. During the re-organisation of the Australian Imperial Force in Egypt after the Gallipoli campaign, he was appointed to command the newly-formed 4th Australian Division, which he took to France, 1916. He remained with the division through its first month of campaigning and early in 1917, he left the Australian Imperial Force to become Military Secretary at the Indian Office.