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ID number ART40643
Title Forward scout, B Company, 2 RAR
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Places made
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat
Date made 1967-1968
Medium charcoal and rubbing out on paper
Measurement overall: 58.4 cm x 39 cm


Head and shoulders portrait of a forward scout of 'B' Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR). The soldier shows signs of fatigue due to the heat and constant patrolling near the 1st Australian task force (1ATF) base at Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy Province.