Captain, The Hon. (Harold Kenneth) John Cawley (1919-1943)
||circa 1940 - 1945
||Oil on canvas in a wooden frame
||495 x 394 mm
|Place of origin
The Cawley family experienced great personal loss during both World Wars. The three sons of the 1st Lord Cawley were all killed in action during the First World War while Captain John Cawley, youngest son of the 2nd Lord Cawley, shown in this posthumous portrait by Godfrey Hayman was killed in action near Tunis in 1943. A year later, his elder brother Fredrick Cawley was wounded in action at Normandy.
Oil painting on canvas, Captain, The Hon. (Harold Kenneth) John Cawley (1919-1943), Godfrey Hayman, c.1940/45.
accepted in part-payment of death-duties in 1954 and transferred to the National Trust
Makers and roles
Godfrey Hayman, artist
British (English) School, artist