|Date of birth|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Royal Military College, Duntroon, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Father, C W James, East View, East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||R M College|
|Rank on enlistment||Major|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 25|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/35/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant-Colonel|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Division Artillery|
Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
* Refers 1-24 April 1918.
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. After the men had been ordered to safety owing to heavy shelling, when a gun pit caught fire he extinguished it single handed. By his efforts his personnel were rendered safe and his guns were all maintained in action.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
War service: Western FrontMedals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal