ID number ART23971
Title Blown bridge over Aliakmon River
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 20.3 x 30.5 cm


The southern buttress of the bridge can be seen in the centre. All three spans of the bridge were dropped into the river when it was blown. The charges were laid by Lance Corporal J.R. Buckingham of 2/1st Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers, assisted by sappers of 580th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. Buckingham fired the charges, Greece.