WWI Letter and 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Tin

$245.00

WWI letter dated 18 January 1918 from HQ1st Military District and 1914 Princess Mary Christmas Tin.  The letter is addressed to 77 Pte J Martin Ellen Street Albion, Brisbane.  Pte Martin enlisted in the AIF on 5 October 1914 and embarked for overseas on 21 November 1914.  Service on Gallipoli with 1 AGH.  Then service in Egypt and France.  RTA 2 January 1919.  Princess Mary desired to make a gift to every person who was serving the the Allies in any part of the world on Christmas Day 1914.  Pte Martin received his gift via his Mother 3+ years later.