Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)
|Title||Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm; 1 oversized item|
Three original letters handwritten by Private James Martin 21st Battalion, to his family from camp in Victoria, and later during service on Gallipoli. Also includes three letters of condolence to his family following his death (one from the Matron on board HM Hospital Ship Glenart Castle, Matron Frances Hope Logie Reddoch, QAIMNS), a Commemorative Scroll, a Certificate of Baptism and four newspaper clippings. Pte James Martin was the youngest Australian soldier to become a casualty on Gallipoli, dying of enteric fever at age 14 years, seven months.