-Attended Knoxville High School
-Buried at Honolulu Memorial in Honolulu, HI, F, 704
-Parents: Newton T. James, Sr. and Mary E. James
-Siblings: Alexander H. James and Charles F. James
-Wife: Mrs. Newton T. James Jr., 316 15th Street, Knoxville
2nd Lt James was initially buried at Guadalcanal cemetery, Solomon Islands.