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ID number PR83/061
Title Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)
Record type Collection
Item count 2
Collection Private Record
Object type Papers
Maker Martin, James Charles (Maker)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Note Open


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.


  • Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)
  • Letter and bible relating to James Martin, 1914-1915

    Letter and bible relating to the First World War service of 1553 Private James Martin, 21st Infantry Battalion. In a letter to his parents, Martin, describes the poor weather of the Gallipoli peninsula at the time and receiving food parcels from ...