The Air Force comes on board at Tewfik

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number ART22055
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 39.4 x 49.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made Egypt
Date made April 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Pencil sketch, intended as a preparatory sketch for a later painting, of men from the Royal Air Force boarding the transport vesesl, HT Felix Roussel. Darige noted, "Carrying their gear & with their tropical helmets on their backs the Air Force personnel, which we transported from Tewfik to Aden, come up the forward gangplank & mingle with the Australians, one of whom can be seen to the right of the sketch".

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