Lieutenant Rupert Moon

Accession Number ART19609
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 79.2 x 64.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1925
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Captain Rupert Vance Moon, VC, served with the 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment as a trooper on Gallipoli and progressed steadily through the ranks until he was commissioned in 1916. He was then posted to the 58th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces and was an officer of that unit when it attacked an enemy strong point and trench system near Bullicourt in 1917.