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ID number ART21700
Title 2/12 Infantry Battalion 18 Brigade AIF at Oro Bay
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1942
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.