|Measurement||Overall: 41.3 x 33.2 cm|
|Object type||Work on paper|
|Physical description||charcoal with coloured crayon on paper|
|Place made||New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Northern Province, Gona|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Frederick Boski, escaped from the Japanese. This native was impressed by the Japanese at Rabaul, forced onto a ship and taken to Salamaua where he was used as a carrier by the Japanese over the Kokoda Trail and over the Owen Stanley until the Japanese were forced back. Eventually he reached Gona where he made his escape to the Australian lines. He was able to give our Intelligence Service much information regarding the enemy.