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

Unit 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number PR83/061
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Martin, James Charles
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/017/025
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Letter dated 9 October 1915 written at Gallipoli by Pte James Martin to his parents in Australia, and presentation copy of the New Testament. Private Martin is believed to be the youngest known Australian soldier to die during the First World War.