-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.”
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Date of birth: 26 May 1913
- Date of death: 27 October 1943
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Marine Corps
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Silver Star
- Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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