Brown Beach landing, Labuan

Accession Number ART23224
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 38 x 41 cm; image: 38 x 39.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pen and coloured ink, brush and coloured wash on paper
Maker Friend, Donald
Place made Malaysia: Labuan
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicting troops disembarking from the landing ship into the surf. Sappers of the 2/7th Australian Field Company were in the first wave to clear the beach of mines. The assault battalions were the 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion, 2/28th Australian Infantry Battalion, landing on Brown Beach.