Studio portrait of 564 Private (later Corporal) Sydney Arthur Archer, 25th Battalion, of ...

Accession Number P08624.004
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Parramatta
Date made 1920
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 564 Private (later Corporal) Sydney Arthur Archer, 25th Battalion, of Mullumbimby, NSW. A selector prior to enlisting, he embarked from Brisbane aboard HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 29 June 1915. Cpl Archer died, aged 21, at 5th Casualty Clearing Station, France on 2nd September 1918 of wounds received in action at Mt St Quentin, France. He is buried in Heath Cemetery Harbonnieres, France.