Studio portrait of 358 Trooper (Tpr) Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Idriess embarked with A Squadron from Sydney aboard HMAT Persic (A34) on 21 December 1914. Idriess was ...

Accession Number P08584.001
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 358 Trooper (Tpr) Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Idriess embarked with A Squadron from Sydney aboard HMAT Persic (A34) on 21 December 1914. Idriess was ...
Object types Colour - Toned black & white print
Maker Crown Studios
Date made 1918
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 358 Trooper (Tpr) Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Idriess embarked with A Squadron from Sydney aboard HMAT Persic (A34) on 21 December 1914. Idriess was wounded at Gallipoli, and again at Gaza. He returned to Australia in March 1918. Idriess later became an author, publishing 47 books including "Horrie the wog-dog: with the A.I.F. in Egypt, Greece, Crete and Palestine", an account of the mascot of 2/1 Machine Gun Battalion in the Second World War.