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 ...
ID numberP08584.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeColour - Toned black & white print
MakerCrown Studios
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1918
DescriptionStudio 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.