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ID number ART40652
Title Australian soldier taking brief spell, B Company, 2 Battalion Royal Australiani Regiment (RAR)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Places made
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Xuyen Moc
Date made 1968
Medium charcoal on paper
Measurement Overall: 58.2 x 40cm (irreg.)


An Australian soldier of 'B' Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), sitting on his heels as he opens a ration can for a brief meal break during Operation Kenmore, a twelve day search and destroy mission. This operation took place between September and October 1967.