Alfred James

Gunner Alfred James born in Lowhill Liverpool and baptized 6th July 1881 at St Thomas Liverpool. Father also called Alfred born Prembrokeshire a joiner and mother Ann.

In 1901 Alfred James age 19 employed as a office clerk , living with father Alfred a licensed Victualler mother Annie, brothers Arthur age 18 ,John age 14, William age 6 sister Ada age 12, and servant Jane Watson. Family living at Victoria Vaults Quarry St Woolton.

In 1911 Alfred aged 29 and employed as Clerk (Broker) and living with Father Alfred and a Licensed Victualler and Mother Annie and sister Ada aged 22. Family living at Victoria Vaults Quarry St Woolton.

Father Alfred James (1917) probate of Victoria Vaults Quarry St Woolton a Licensed Victualler effects of £1142 10s 2d to John James a railway clerk . Former Grant July 1914

According to Gunner Alfred’s James probate (1917) of 66 Vale Rd. Gunner Alfred James of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on the 24th April 1917 at Corpa d’Amata Nova di Guerra Italy . Effects of £945 6s 5d to Annie James widow 11th July( 1917 ).

According to Alfred’s pension record Annie is living at 66 Dale Rd Walton this wrong it is 66 Vale Rd Woolton the same address as probate. Also on the pension record it lists Mrs. Annie James died 17th May 1922. Extra information from the burial records of St Peters Church Woolton Mrs. Annie James of 66 Vale Rd Woolton buried 22nd May 1922.

According to Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Soldiers Who Died in Great War 1914 – 1919 and Pension record has Alfred’s death date as 23rd April 1917. Probate and Ancestry family tree has Alfred’s death date as 24th April 1917.

Alfred served in Royal Garrison Artillery serial number 132360 and remembered with Honour Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade Italy.