Regimental Number: 437323
Branch: 14th Battalion
James was born in Stirlingshire, Scotland on November 19, 1889. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army in Edmonton in May of 1915. On July 13, 1916 at Hill 60, Ypres, James received gunshot wounds to his left thigh and shrapnel wounds to the right side of his face. He was invalided to Canada in October of 1916. James was drafted into the army in March of 1918. In 1919, he filed on a homestead at SE 25-78-21-W5. James died in Edmonton on April 3, 1962.