"Junior", Flying Officer Jordon Sander, Diego Garcia

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia
Accession Number ART91749
Collection type Art
Measurement board: 45 x 35 cm; frame: 47.2 x 38 x 3.6 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Churcher, Peter
Place made Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean: Diego Garcia
Date made 4 March 2002
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Afghanistan, 2001-
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Figure of a young pilot, Flying Officer Jordan Sander, ready for action. Peter Churcher recalled, "He struck me as the archetypal fighter pilot whose youthful exuberant attitude was something that I wanted to depict".