He enlisted in the Army on November 22, 1940 and served with the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada during World War II. At one time as a Rifleman he was part of the Military Police in Canada. James married Agnus McLeod and had one child Clarence. James was killed in action in on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He had received seven medals.
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His page at Library and Archives Canada is here.
His page on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial is here.