John Aloysius Siebert

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England
Accession Number ART90982
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 73.3 x 50.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pastel on brown paper
Maker Kennington, Eric Henri
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Lieutenant John Aloysius Siebert DFC (service no.36155) wearing the flight uniform leather helmet with protective ear muffs and a fur lined jacket. Squadron leader J.A.Siebert was reportedly killed in action in a flight mission near Bakel (near Helmond) on 28 March 1941. This drawing was reproduced in the in the 1942 publication, 'R.A.F: war pictures by British artists'.