Henry James was born in Devonport, Tasmania on the 23rd of December, 1886. Before he joined the Australian Imperial Force his occupation was as a sawyer. He enlisted at the age of 30 on the 23rd of August, 1917 in Sheffield, and served in the 40th Battalion. During his time in the Army, Henry suffered several illnesses which resulted in him being hospitalised. On the 1st of September, 1918, Henry was wounded in action and three days later he was transferred to a hospital in England. On the 31st of October he was discharged from the hospital but did not re-join his unit. Henry returned to Australia on the 2nd of January, 1919. Henry James was finally declared medically unfit and discharged in Hobart on the 15th of March, 1919.
Research by Molly Harrison
To be unveiled by his daughter Ms Glenda Barwick and Molly Harrison