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ID number ART22864
Title Major General Leslie Morshead
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Hele, Ivor
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made 1941
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 76 x 56 cm
On display Anzac Hall: Main Hall: Morshead Wall 01

Description

Portrait 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).