Australian WWI Original Photo 4257 Pte John Martin 5th Bn KIA


Post card size photograph of the boxing championship aboard the HMAT A64 Demosthenes. 4257 Pte John Herbert Martin 5th Bn embarked on the Demosthenes in Melbourne on 29th December 1915.  The post card was written at sea on 18 January 1916.  Pte Martin was twice WIA in France in 1916 and was KIA in Thilloy a small village in France. Details taken from the Red Cross files.  Measures 14cm x 9cm.  One corner bent otherwise GC




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