|Measurement||Overall: 76.4 x 61 cm; 97 cm x 81.7 cm x 6.5 cm with frame|
|Physical description||oil on canvas|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Captain Hector Waller
Captain Hector MacDonald Laws Waller, DSO and Bar, was a distinguished Royal Australian Navy officer who saw war service in the First and Second World Wars. In the Second World War he was given command of HMAS Stuart in the Mediterranean and was later promoted to Captain. He saw a lot of action and in 1941 returned to Australia to take command of the cruiser HMAS Perth.