ART23641

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ID number ART23641
Title Patrol of 9th Battalion CMF dispersing in jungle in peninsula north of Milne Bay
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Milne Bay
Date made October 1942
Medium oil on board
Measurement unframed: 20.8 cm x 19.6 cm

Description

Dargie noted, "This patrol provided local defence whilst the Japanese dump was destroyed near the shore. This defence was necessary as, although the main body of Japs had been defeated and dispersed, stray parties of Japanese were still roaming around the area".