2/12 Infantry Battalion 18 Brigade AIF at Oro Bay
|Title||2/12 Infantry Battalion 18 Brigade AIF at Oro Bay|
|Maker||Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)|
|Place made||New Guinea|
|Medium||coloured crayon on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 34 x 47.2 cm|
Showing the 2/12 Australian Infantry Battalion setting out on a march to Cape Endaiadere in the Buna battle area. They arrived from Milne Bay by sea transport and marched 15 miles through swamp, rivers, Kunai grass, coconut plantations and dense jungle in battle order. The Battalion had previouslty served at Tobruk in Libya.