Service Number: 1553

Rank: Private

Unit: 21st Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 25 October 1915

Place of death: At sea (HS Glenart Castle), At sea

Cause of death: Illness

Age at death: 14

Place of association: Hawthorn, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

James Charles Martin's name is located at panel 94 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name James Charles Martin's is located

Roll of Honour name projection

James Charles Martin's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 26 April, 2015 at 10:10 pm
  • Tue 9 June, 2015 at 9:54 pm
  • Tue 21 July, 2015 at 11:22 pm
  • Sat 5 September, 2015 at 8:41 pm
  • Fri 30 October, 2015 at 9:33 pm
  • Sun 3 January, 2016 at 9:24 pm
  • Sun 28 February, 2016 at 10:54 pm
  • Wed 20 April, 2016 at 9:45 pm
  • Sat 4 June, 2016 at 2:55 am
  • Sat 16 July, 2016 at 12:33 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Read more about the Roll of Honour name projections

Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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