ID numberART23641
Collection typeArt
TitlePatrol of 9th Battalion CMF dispersing in jungle in peninsula north of Milne Bay
Measurementunframed: 20.8 cm x 19.6 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeNew Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Milne Bay
Date madeOctober 1942
Physical descriptionoil on board
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDargie 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".