Warrant Officer David O'Keeffe

Accession Number ART07287
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 76.8 x 63.8 cm Frame: 93 x 80cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Hall, Bernard
Date made 1924
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a portrait of (12367) Sergeant (later Warrant ) David O'Keefe, DCM and Bar, for his work as a stretcher bearer at Ploegsteert Wood, during the Battle of Messines, 1917. He gained a bar to the DCM for rescuing wounded in an artlillery bombardment at Passchendaele of the same year, 10 Field Ambulance, AIF, Third 1st Australian Imperial Force.