Sergeant Sanopa, Papuan Native Constabulary
ID numberART23175
Collection typeArt
TitleSergeant Sanopa, Papuan Native Constabulary
Measurementoverall: 30 cm x 22.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeNew Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date made1943
Physical descriptioncharcoal and pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicting a portrait of a Papuan Native Constabulary, Sergeant Sanopa. He was stationed at Buna before the war. Recommended for decoration for work at Oivi. Fought at Kokoda - led A Company, 39th Battalion back to Oivi after they have been cut off, and fought with 39th Battalion back to Iorabeia. Papuan campaign with 39th Australian Infantry Battalion, Buna, New Guinea.