Topic: Albert John James

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Albert John James Service No 8/2436 was a First World War soldier with links to Marshland.


Albert John James           Service No 8/2436           

Born 28th October 1885                                  5’4” 140lb with Blue eyes

Son of the late William Henry and Honor Ann James of Christchurch

Died 13th December 1915 aged 30

Otago Regiment NZEF / Private with the Otago Infantry Battalion

Embarked 13th June 1915 to 24th July 1915 from Wellington NZ to Suez, Egypt

Killed in action – bullet through the abdomen.

Name on the Chunuk Bair Memorial

Medals – British War medal and the Victory Medal, both sent to his mother.

Death Notice  

Honour Roll


Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

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Albert John James

First Names:Albert John
Last Name:James