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"Petty Officer A.E Sephton" Artist unknown, 1943. Charcoal and gouache on board.

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Petty Officer A.E Sephton

"Petty Officer A.E Sephton" Artist unknown, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/427Links to the Catalogue


A fine example of a Petty Officer directing anti-craft guns in the face of an enemy air attack. Sephton refused to leave his post despite being mortally wounded and controlled his pom-pom battery until the enemy attack was over.

 

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ADM 1/11502