Studio portrait of 1553 Private (Pte) James (Jim) Martin, 1st Reinforcements, 21st Battalion, of Hawthorn, Vic. Pte Martin was born at Tocumwal on 3 January 1901. He enlisted on 12 April 1915, aged ...
ID numberP00069.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerUnknown
Date madec April 1915
DescriptionStudio portrait of 1553 Private (Pte) James (Jim) Martin, 1st Reinforcements, 21st Battalion, of Hawthorn, Vic. Pte Martin was born at Tocumwal on 3 January 1901. He enlisted on 12 April 1915, aged 14 years and 3 months, perhaps the youngest soldier to serve in the Australian forces, and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Berrima on 28 June 1915. On 25 October 1915 he died of fever caught in the trenches of Gallipoli.