Regimental Number: 279607
Branch: 218th Battalion
James was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland on July 26, 1880. In 1914, he filed on a homestead at NW 3-78-24-W5; his wife Stella Mae (nee Graham) was with him. James later canceled this homestead but they were still living in Grouard, Alberta at the time of his enlistment in May of 1916. James was discharged as a “special case” on July 20, 1916. He died in March of 1954 in Euclid, Ohio.