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

Collection ID PR85/339
Collection type Private Record
Title Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm; 1 oversized item
Object type Letters
Maker Reddoch, Frances Hope Logie
Place made At sea
Date made 1915-1920

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.