ART22724

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ID number ART22724
Title 14 Australian Anti-aircraft Battery (Bombardier William Richards)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made June 1942
Medium watercolour wash, black crayon on paper
Measurement overall: 61.5 x 38.8 cm (irreg.)

Description

Bombardier 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.