Sergeant Katue, PIB

Place Oceania: New Guinea1, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Accession Number ART25017
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 38 x 28.4 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description charcoal and coloured conte crayon on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea1
Date made October 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Portrait of Sergeant Katue of the Papuan Infantry Battalion [PIB]. Dargie noted, "On his shoulders & arms Katue is wearing the badges of rank of 4 of the 26 Japs he stated he killed on his last patrol". Katue was later awarded the Military Medal.