A.S. Spong papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Book of illustrations "Iraq" [1920]; 20 picture postcards (1914-1915, 1929, nd); Postcard poem 'Blighty' (nd); Booklet "The Land of Two Rivers" [1919]; Press cuttings (4 April 1932, nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (1975).

Administrative / Biographical History

A.S. Spong was born at Twickenham, Middlesex, in 1894. As a Sergeant, he served with the Army Police on the Western Front and at Gallipoli, and in Mesopotamia in 1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 293: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in 1975.