ID numberART24494
Collection typeArt
TitleAIF cemetery, Changi, early days
Measurementoverall: 42.4 x 51.8 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date madec 1942-c 1943
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionGraves with wooden crosses in a jungle clearing, AIF cemetery, Changi, Singapore, in the early days. From a small space cut out of the jungle, the cemetery was gradually extended and laid out with great care by the prisoners of war. Later the Japanese built two airstrips alongside it.