Captain William Ronald Magarry
ID numberART24497
Collection typeArt
TitleCaptain William Ronald Magarry
MeasurementOverall: 63.5 x 81 cm Frame: 85.5 x 104cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1943
Physical descriptionoil on composition board
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionSet against the landscape where Captain William Ronald Magarry, MC, of D Company, 2/26 Battalion was awarded his MC for bravery, Griffin has portrayed the rugged terrain and grim determination of Magarry. In the background of the painting is the hill near Namazie Estate, Johore, that was cleared of the Japanese by Captain Magarry and his men of D Company on 29 January 1942.