Brims, James Alexander

Regimental Number: 175393
Rank: Gunner

James was born in Thurso, Scotland on February 4, 1878. He came to the South Peace in 1910 and filed on SE 17-72-4-W6 in the Glen Leslie district. From 1914 until about late 1915 James was Kleskun Hill’s postmaster. He had served in the British army in the South African War and, as a reservist, went to fight with the British army once again during the First World War. After the war, James moved to Arizona because of his health. He married Alison Dick Cullen in Phoenix on September 14, 1921. They had one son. James died in Phoenix on August 1, 1951.

Sources: Pioneers of the Peace p. 179, 275