-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.
Photo caption reads: “Second Lieutenant Newton T. James Jr. (Tennessee, ’34) lost his life in a Devil Dog Attack in the South Pacific on October 26, 1943. One of the last things he did before he enlisted was to attend a meeting of Kappa Tau Chapter, a symbol of his devotion to his fraternity.”