Lieutenant Brian Moloney

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Accession Number ART25125
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 36.6 x 27.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description watercolour with pencil on paper
Maker Mainwaring, Geoffrey
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait depicting WX4210 Lieutenant Brian William Moloney, MM, at the time that the portrait was painted Lieutenant Moloney was attached to Headquarters, 6th "Australian Division instructing troops in the use of flame-throwers in the Aitape area. As a Private in the 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion he won the Military Medal at the crossing of the Litani River in Syria in 1941. He was killed in action, 1945, during a Flame-throwing attack on the Japanese, New Guinea.