Tom Monger

Accession Number ART91879
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.4 x 21.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Garvey, Joe
Place made French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, Beirut Tripoli Area, Tripoli
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Garvey's cartoon portrait of Tom Monger, from a series of thirty-six pencil drawings made in Syria, Palestine and Lebanon in 1942 of members of 15 Platoon 'C' Company, 2/32 Battalion, Lebanon 1942. Monger, seen in right profile, wearing uniform, but no hat, has a bandaid on his nose. Thomas Edward Monger was born on 16 June 1918 in Beverley, WA. He enlisted in Claremont, WA on 18 December 1940 and was discharged on 7 February 1945. He served in the Army as a Private, service number WX10355.