ID numberP08624.097
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1920
DescriptionStudio 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.