Corporal William (old Bill) Green

Unit 2/2 Field Ambulance
Place Oceania: Australia, Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Accession Number ART21283
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 38 x 28.7 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description sanguine conte crayon on paper
Maker Abbott, Harold
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Portrait of Corporal William Lindsay 'Old Bill' Green (VX4357). Corporal Green provided service overseas in both wars; he was a Pack store Corporal, 2/2 Australian Field Ambulance. He saw action in the Middle East at Libya, as well as in Syria, Ceylon, Greece, and Crete. 'Old Bill's' reputed stamina and determination to keep up with the youngsters was characteristic of him.