ID number ART25896
Title 2" mortar in action
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Frank
Place made Borneo: Balikpapan
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 38.1 x 50.8 cm

Description

Members of 7 Platoon, "A" Company, 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion man a 2" mortar on Acid Feature, Balikpapan. The capture of Acid Feature marked the conclusion of the main offensive of 25th Australian Infantry Brigade against the Japanese force astride Milford Highway, since it was outside the perimeter laid down in the planning of operation "OBOE TWO", Balikpapan.