ID numberART22157
Collection typeArt
TitleOil sketch of two soldiers for No 238 [ART22251]
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeAustralia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Date madeMay - June 1943
Physical descriptionoil on composition board
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionTwo soldiers, a Bren gunner (right) and loader (left), holding a German counter-attack at El Alamein in the Western Desert, Egypt. This is a sketch for the painting '2/32 Battalion holding German counter-attack', El Alamein, 31 October 1942 [ART22251].