ART25017

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ID number ART25017
Title Sergeant Katue, PIB
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made October 1942
Medium charcoal and coloured conte crayon on paper
Measurement Overall: 38 x 28.4 cm

Description

Portrait of Sergeant Katue of the Papuan Infantry Battalion [PIB]. Dargie noted, "On his shoulders & arms Katue is wearing the badges of rank of 4 of the 26 Japs he stated he killed on his last patrol". Katue was later awarded the Military Medal.