25-pounders in action at Gemas, 15 January 1942

Unit 2nd Australian Imperial Force
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Accession Number ART24498
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 87.3 cm x 105.6 cm; unframed: 64 x 82.8 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil over pencil on hardboard
Location Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 2: Pacific
Maker Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

At this stage the guns of "C" Troop, 30th Battery, 2/15th Australian Field Regiment, here depicted, are ahead of the infantry, firing at 300 yards at Japanese advancing through the rubber plantation. A few men of the 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion, which was deployed in rear of the guns, can be seen in the foreground, Gemas, Malaya.