Studio portrait of 358 Trooper (Tpr) Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Idriess ...

Unit 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number P08584.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Toned black & white print
Maker Crown Studios
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1918
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 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.