Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)

Place Africa: Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis
Accession Number PR85/382
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letter
Maker Martin, James Charles
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made 1915
Access Open
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Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Letter dated 26 August 1915 written by Pte James Martin from Heliopolis, Egypt, to his parents in Australia. Private Martin is believed to be the youngest known Australian soldier to die during the First World War. Bereavement card sent to Martin's parents by Mr & Mrs Gibbons after Pte Martin's death.