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P01920.028

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P01920.028
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Date made c 1916
Physical description Black & white

Description

Studio portrait of Captain Clarence Smith Jeffries VC, 34th Battalion. Captain Jeffries was awarded his Victoria Cross for his actions at Passchendaele, Belgium, on 12 October 1917. An extract from "The London Gazette," No. 30433, 18 December 1917, gives details of his bravery during the engagement in which he was killed. Captain Jeffries VC is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium.