Prayers at divisions, HMAS
ID numberART27679
Collection typeArt
TitlePrayers at divisions, HMAS "Lonsdale"
Measurementunframed: 30.5 x 40.4 x .15 cm; framed: 42.1 x 52.4 x 4.5 cm
Object typePainting
MakerJulius, Rex
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1944
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on cardboard
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionNot much is known about Rex Julius. He enlisted in the Navy in 1940, aged 26. In 1944, he was recommended for an appointment with the RAN Historical Records Section after senior officers saw a portfolio of his drawings. Rex Julius died from illness on 19 May 1944 while at Milne Bay, New Guinea, before he had had a chance to fulfill the requirments of this appointment.