Bayonet charge, Simpang Rengam, 28th January, 1942
ID numberART24481
Collection typeArt
TitleBayonet charge, Simpang Rengam, 28th January, 1942
MeasurementOverall: 63.4 x 82.7 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1943
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMade by two companies of 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion and a platoon of 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion with the object of clearing Japanese from the area. The cathedral-like arches of the rubber trees and the redness of the ground seemed intensified symbols of war, Malaya, 1942.