Brown Beach landing, Labuan
ID numberART23224
Collection typeArt
TitleBrown Beach landing, Labuan
Measurementsheet: 38 x 41 cm; image: 38 x 39.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerFriend, Donald
Place madeMalaysia: Labuan
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpen and coloured ink, brush and coloured wash on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionDepicting troops disembarking from the landing ship into the surf. Sappers of the 2/7th Australian Field Company were in the first wave to clear the beach of mines. The assault battalions were the 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion, 2/28th Australian Infantry Battalion, landing on Brown Beach.