Newspaper cuttings relating to James Charles Martin, 1915-1916

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number RCDIG0001457
Collection number PR85/339
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 4
Object type Newspaper cutting
Physical description 4 Image/s captured
Maker Daily Mirror
The Argus Newspaper
The Herald, Melbourne
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Newspaper cuttings relating to the First World War service of 1553 Private James Charles Martin, 21st Battalion. These cuttings relate to the torpedoing of the troop transport Southland in September 1915 whilst en route from Egypt to Gallipoli, and also the death of Martin in October of that year. This file contains:
Newspaper cutting titled ‘The transport Southland is torpedoed but reaches port in safety’, The Daily Mirror, 22 November 1915;
Newspaper cutting containing illustration of transport Southland with caption ‘The transport Southland, formerly the well-known Antwerp Liner Vaterland, which was torpedoed while conveying Australian and New Zealand troops to Gallipoli’, The Argus, 23 November 1915;
Newspaper cutting titled ‘Youngest soldier dies’, The Herald, 18 December 1915;
Newspaper cutting titled ‘A grand sight! I never felt prouder of the boys!’, The Herald, 12 December 1916.