James joined the army age 16. He was wounded at Gallipoli in 1915 and served the remainder of the war on the Western Front.
He volunteered to fight after the end of the Great War and was killed in action fighting with anti-Bolshevik forces in Russia.
His brother was one of those saved when the Royal Edward sank.
Towneley Hall Museum,
Burnley BB11 3RQ
Adults: £5 for a 12-month pass
Children (17 and under): FREE
Students with valid ID: FREE
From the 6th July Towneley Hall will be opening to the public with COVID safe measures in place. Our opening hours will be Saturday to Thursday, 12-4.45pm (last entry at 4pm).
To manage visitor numbers Towneley Hall will be operating a booking system for people to enter the hall. Please book your visit with us here: towneley.org.uk/book-your-visit
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