Sergeant Sanopa, Papuan Native Constabulary

Unit Royal Papuan Constabulary
Places
Accession Number ART23175
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 30 cm x 22.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description charcoal and pencil on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

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.