Percival Edwin James

Rank: 
Major
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Commemorated at: 
Park Baptist Church
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Brantford, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
46 East Avenue, Brantford, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
46 East Avenue, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Grocer
Employer: 
James Brothers Grocer
Religious denominations: 
Baptist
Marital status: 
Married
Age at enlistment: 
27

Letters and documents

BX September 14, 1918

Official word has been received that Captain Percival Edwin James who went overseas as a company commander with the 125th Battalion, has been wounded in the left leg. Capt. James, who previously had been connected with the Dufferin Rifles, being one of the most popular officers of the regiment, was a member of James Bros. grocers before going overseas. He was transferred to the 116th Battalion and when his company commander, Capt. Baird, who had won the D.S.O. and bar, was wounded, Capt. James stepped up and took command of the company. His many friends here will hope for his speedy recovery.