Alexander George JAMES

Regimental number7/1851
Address34 Bamford Street, Woolston, Christchurch
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs L James, 34 Bamford Street, Woolston, Christchurch
Rank on embarkationTrooper
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 8th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 36 Tofua on 14 November 1915
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 29 November 1916
Place of burialTrois Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No 17), Steenwerck, France
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Parents: Levi and Frances Amy James, Woolston, Christchurch
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4/552 Sapper Albert JAMES, New Zealand Engineers, died of disease, 19 November 1918; 6/1886 Pte John Sydney JAMES, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 7 July 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles/Eighth