|Measurement||Framed: 81 cm x 66.2 cm; Overall: 61 cm x 45.5 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas on plywood|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Portrait of an MO
Portrait depicting medical officer Major Douglas William (Dougal) MacPherson, WX3357, Australian Army Medical Corps. Major MacPherson served in Greece as a medical officer with 2/5 Australian Infantry Battalion in 1941and continued with the battalion through Syria, Ceylon, and New Guinea. Private MacPherson also served with the 2/7 Field Ambulance in Tobruk, and at the end of the war was the Assistant Director of Medical Services in the 6th Division. Following the war Dr MacPherson practised at Collie and Perth in Western Australia.