ID number ART27000
Title Lieutenant Colonel Sir Albert Coates
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1956
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement Overall: 101.4 x 76 cm

Description

Depicts a portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Albert Ernest Coates, Kt, OBE, MD, MS, FRCS, Medical Officer, 8th Australian Division ex-prisoner of war of the Japanese. Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) was appointed as Chief Medical Officer. At its peak the camp contained 7,353 POWs. Burma Thailand Railway: Nakom Paton.