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ID number ART23224
Title Brown Beach landing, Labuan
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald (Artist)
Place made Malaysia: Labuan
Date made 1945
Medium pen and coloured ink, brush and coloured wash on paper
Measurement sheet: 38 x 41 cm; image: 38 x 39.2 cm


Depicting 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.