Driving piles for Avgas jetty

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Aitape
Accession Number ART23500
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.4 cm x 36.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour on prepared artists board
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Aitape
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

During the contruction of this pipeline jetty, personnel of No. 7 Mobile Works Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. Worked in the nude, being in and out of the water all day long, Aitape, New Guinea.