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On display in the Officers’ Mess of 2nd Battalion the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, this large oil on canvas was commissioned to mark the Battalion’s tours of Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2008 and 2009. Painted in the classical style the picture depicts a group of soldiers firing in support of an operation to clear a collection of compounds.

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This oil painting sits in the foyer of the 1st Battalion as a striking piece of graphical art and as a reminder of the consistency of the chaos and confusion that exists in battle.