2/12 Infantry Battalion 18 Brigade AIF at Oro Bay
ID numberART21700
Collection typeArt
Title2/12 Infantry Battalion 18 Brigade AIF at Oro Bay
MeasurementOverall: 34 x 47.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1942
Physical descriptioncoloured crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionShowing 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.