ID number ART21042
Title Sergeant, 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made February 1944
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement framed: 62.4 cm x 56.2 cm; unframed: 45.2 cm x 39 cm

Description

Depicts a portrait of an unidentified Sergeant from the 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion. Dargie noted, "A type of Australian NCO [Non Commissioned Officer] who has seen service at El Alamein as well as in the recent Lae and Finschhafen operations".