ID number1DRL/0463
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleMcSparron, Archibald Joseph (Joe) (Private, b.1890 - d.1916)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object typePapers
MakerMcSparron, Archibald Joseph (Joe)
Place madeAustralia
Date made1929
AccessOpen
DescriptionCollection relating to the service of 289 Private Archibald Joseph (Joe) McSparron, 18 Battalion AIF, Australia, Egypt, England, Western Front, 1915-1916. Collection consists of sixteen brief extracts from the letters and the diary of Private Joseph McSparron, and an extract from a letter written to McSparron by 294 Private (later Sergeant) Jack Owens, 18 Battalion, AIF. Typescript copies made by Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.
SummaryBiographical note: 289 Private Archibald Joseph McSparron, 18 Battalion, AIF. Died of wounds 5 August 1916, in France. Son of George and Jane McSparron. Native of Straid, Straidarran, Londonderry, Ireland. NSW Government Railway employee; of Parramatta, NSW; educated at Tyrglasson N. School, Co. Derry, Ireland; came to Australia when 22 years old; age at time of death, 26.