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ID number ART40658
Title Digger on patrol, 7 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, Operation Forrest
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Places made
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made 1967
Medium charcoal, rubbing out on paper
Measurement overall: 56 x 38 cm


Australian soldier setting out on patrol during Operation Forrest, Phouc Tuy Province, Vietenam. Operation Forrest ran from November 1967 to January 1968. His kit includes four water bottles and two basic pouches for ammunition, cleaning gear and hand grenades.