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The sitter won his Victoria Cross at Sarawak, Borneo in 1965, at the age of 26. The 'London Gazette' concluded that ‘He displayed heroism, self sacrifice and a devotion to duty and to his men of the very highest order. His actions on this day reached a zenith of determined, premeditated valour which must count amongst the most notable on record and is deserving of the greatest admiration and the highest praise.

National Army Museum

London


Date

1985

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 132 x W 96.5 cm

Accession number

NAM. 1996-10-8

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1996

Work type

Painting


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National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, Greater London SW3 4HT England

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