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

Collection ID PR85/382
Collection type Private Record
Title Martin, James Charles (Private, b.1901 - d.1915
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Martin, James Charles
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made 1915

Letter dated 26 August 1915 written by Pte James Martin from Heliopolis, Egypt, to his parents in Australia. Private Martin is believed to be the youngest known Australian soldier to die during the First World War. Bereavement card sent to Martin's parents by Mr & Mrs Gibbons after Pte Martin's death.