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'Sikhs and Garwolies [sic] of the 11th Indian Division Cutting their way of Retreat through the Jungle', 1941 (c)

Watercolour over pencil, signed in lower right 'L Rawlings', by Gunner Leo Rawlings (1918-1984), 137th Field Regiment Royal Artillery .

A soldier wields an axe to clear the way for other soldiers marching through the thick jungle, two carrying an invalid on a stretcher. In his book 'And the Dawn Came Up Like Thunder', Rawlings writes about his experiences as a Far Eastern Prisoner of War.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-04-26-1


Not NAM Copyright, Artist's Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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