ART24266

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ID number ART24266
Title Sergeant Kuldip Singh, 6 Indian Company, 1020 Platoon; Royal Indian Army Service Corps
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made Burma
Date made 1945
Medium charcoal with coloured crayons, coloured washes and heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 43 x 30 cm

Description

Depicts a portrait of Sergeant Kuldip Singh, 1020 Platoon, 6 Indian Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, serving with Air Dipatch, South East Asia Command, who had made many sorties as a 'chucker-out' of air supplies. He was in charge of the packing of containers for parachute loads and 'free' drops, Burma.