|Unit||18th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 289 Private Archibald Joseph McSparron, 18th Battalion of Straidarron, Co ...
Studio portrait of 289 Private Archibald Joseph McSparron, 18th Battalion of Straidarron, Co Londonderry, Ireland. A shunter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 25 June 1915. He was wounded in action at Pozieres, France, on 5 August 1916. He died of his wounds that day at the 44th Casualty Clearing Station, France, aged 26. He is buried in the Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.