Sergeant Sanopa, Papuan Native Constabulary

Accession Number ART23175
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 30 cm x 22.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description charcoal and pencil on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea1: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicting a portrait of a Papuan Native Constabulary, Sergeant Sanopa. He was stationed at Buna before the war. Recommended for decoration for work at Oivi. Fought at Kokoda - led A Company, 39th Battalion back to Oivi after they have been cut off, and fought with 39th Battalion back to Iorabeia. Papuan campaign with 39th Australian Infantry Battalion, Buna, New Guinea.