ID numberART22864
Collection typeArt
TitleMajor General Leslie Morshead
Measurementoverall: 76 x 56 cm
Object typePainting
MakerHele, Ivor
Place madeEgypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made1941
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait of Major General Morshead who fought in the Second World War in Cairo, Egypt as part of the 2nd Australian Imperial Force, 9th Australian Division; NX8 Major General Leslie J Morshead, CMG, CBE, DSO, General Officer Commanding 9th Australian Division 2 AIF; North African campaign, Western Desert, Siege of Tobruk, (later El Alamein, and New Guinea).