Source: 153rd Wellington web site.
Albert James was born on 19 June 1893, in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom as the son of George James and Sarah Retchford. He lived in Mount Forest, Wellington North, Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1916 and Holstein, Southgate, Grey, Ontario, Canada for about 48 years. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as motorcycle mechanic. He died on 12 February 1971, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Forest Cemetery, Southgate, Grey, Ontario, Canada.