Forced march

Accession Number ART40988
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall:
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze cast 1964; plaster cast 1943
Location Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Floor
Maker Dadswell, Lyndon
F J Lemon, Frankston, Victoria
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made 1943; cast 1964
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This sculpture depicts a soldier on a forced march over Mt Olympus in the intense winter cold. Troops had to cover great distances, with a complete lack of roads and suitably warm clothing and equipment to escape from the German Army during the Greek campaign.

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