'Digger' Caesar, tracking team dog, 2 RAR
ID numberART40657
Collection typeArt
Title'Digger' Caesar, tracking team dog, 2 RAR
Measurementoverall: 55.9 x 38.4 cm (irreg.)
Object typeDrawing
MakerMcFadyen, Ken
Place made
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat
Date made1968
Physical descriptioncharcoal, rubbing out on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait of Caesar, a tracking dog with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), a support company to the first Australian task force. He served in Vietnam from June 1967 until April 1970, when he was 'disposed' of and given to the British Air Attache in Saigon. His handler was Private Peter Haran of Elizabeth in SA. Caesar was a black labrador/ kelpie cross. The last unit he served with was 7RAR.