Study for 'The sinking of the HMAS Ballarat'

Place Europe: English Channel
Accession Number ART91978
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 47.8 x 53.2 cm; image: 44.6 x 49.8 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Crozier, Frank
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1936
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A study for the work 'The sinking of HMAS Ballarat'. The sinking of the HMAS Ballarat took place on 25 April 1917 in the English Channel. Crozier enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) in March 1915. He arrived in Egypt in May 1915 and at Gallipoli in September 1915, where he served as a stretcher-bearer with the 22nd Battalion. In March 1916, Crozier arrived in Marseilles, France where he was attached to the 1st ANZAC Corps Topographical Section.