ID numberPR85/339
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleMartin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm; 1 oversized item
Object typeLetters
  • Reddoch, Frances Hope Logie
  • Various
Place made
  • At sea
  • Australia
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made1915-1920
DescriptionThree 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.
PDF 2.12 MB Letters and certificates relating to James Charles Martin, 1915
PDF 1.72 MB Newspaper cuttings relating to James Charles Martin, 1915-1916