Regimental Number: 624274
Branch: 151st Battalion; 8th Battalion
James was born in Norton, Cheshire, England on December 2, 1874. He was married to Helen and at the time of his enlistment in January of 1916, they were living in Fort Saskatchewan.
Their son James served during World War I as well and was killed in action.
According to the homestead records, James and Helen filed on land in the Spirit River Settlement, though there is no actual land location available. James’s service file lists Fort Saskatchewan as his present address in 1922.