An image of A group of fleet navigation officers in the Australian army

Unknown photographer

( – )

A group of fleet navigation officers in the Australian army

Location
Not on display
Further information

In 1939 when World War II breaks out, Robert Klippel is called up to the navy. Klippel spends 2-3 months training at Snapper Island, near Birchgrove, and is then stationed as a guard at the Cockatoo Island Docks, Sydney.

Place of origin
Australia
Year
1940
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
4.2 x 6.4 cm image/sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Dated c., verso, pencil "1940".

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
ARC409.1.294