Studio portrait of Captain Clarence Smith Jeffries VC, 34th Battalion. Captain Jeffries was ...

Unit 34th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Passchendaele
Accession Number P01920.028
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Date made c 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

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.