Major General Leslie Morshead

Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number ART22864
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 76 x 56 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Hele, Ivor
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Portrait of Major General Morshead who fought in the Second World War in Cairo, Egypt as part of the 2nd Australian Imperial Force, 9th Australian Division; NX8 Major General Leslie J Morshead, CMG, CBE, DSO, General Officer Commanding 9th Australian Division 2 AIF; North African campaign, Western Desert, Siege of Tobruk, (later El Alamein, and New Guinea).

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