14 Australian Anti-aircraft Battery (Bombardier William Richards)
ID numberART22724
Collection typeArt
Title14 Australian Anti-aircraft Battery (Bombardier William Richards)
Measurementoverall: 61.5 x 38.8 cm (irreg.)
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeAustralia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date madeJune 1942
Physical descriptionwatercolour wash, black crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionBombardier William Charles Richards, NX146567, of the 14th Australian Anti-Aircraft Battery, carrying a 3.7 inch anti-aircraft shell. He is standing in front of an ammunition storage recess in a gun emplacement during the Japanese raid on Darwin, 19 February 1942.