Regimental Number: 838635
Branch: 147th Battalion
James was born in Owen Sound, Ontario on August 31, 1875. He came to the South Peace in 1915 and filed on a homestead at NE 32-73-8-W6. James was married to Jane (nee Parsons) at the time of his enlistment in January of 1916 and they had six children; according to the address on his service file, Jane was still living in Ontario. James served only in England. He was discharged, having been found physically unfit, in January of 1918. James died on January 30, 1951.
Sources: LaGlace Yesterday and Today p. 313