-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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