ID numberART26069
Collection typeArt
TitleV.D.C.hauling gun into position
Measurementoverall: 39.4 x 45.1 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeAustralia: Queensland
Date made1943
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThis sketch depicts one of the activities for the Volunteer Defence Corps in the danger period, before Australia's defences were properly organised against a Japanese attack on the northern mainland. If the anticipated attack had come at this time, the major portion of the task of defending the north would have fallen to the Volunteer Defence Corps, Queensland 1943.