|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|School||Errol Street, North Melbourne, Victoria; Surrey Hills and Sassafras State Schools|
|Other training||Clerkship, Athletics, singing, mechanicsm|
|Address||c/- Mrs Marra, Langhorne's Creek, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Doris Eliza James, c/- Mrs Marra, Langhorne's Creek, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Machine Gun Section|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||"Private James was an old member of the Carlton (Victoria) Runners Club and was at one time one of the foremost athletes. His abounding vitality and open-heartedness made him a general favourite." Details from wife.|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Spelt Lawrence Moreland James on NR|
|Place of death or wounding||Bailleul, France|
|Age at death||31.11|
|Age at death from cemetery records||31|
|Place of burial||Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 87), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Mary JAMES; husband of Mrs D.E. JAMES, 2 Dove Street, Henley Park, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother-in-law: 564 Pte Herbert GOLDING, 23rd Bn, died of wounds, 27 August 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Transferred to 8th Machine Gun Company, 9 March 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, date not recorded (gun shot wound, abdomen); admitted to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of wounds, 9 pm, 21 July 1916.
Buried Bailleul Cemetery, Rev. J.T. HALL officiating.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1420802, 298 Pte H.L. SPRIGG, 8th Machine Gun Company (patient, No 9 General Hospital, Rouen), 14 December 1916: 'I was told (I think) by M. Gnr. Clutterbuck, that he had seen James killed by shell fire on the night of the 19th July at Fromelles. James was buried near Fleurbaix ... 'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JAMES Lawrence Mouland
Red Cross File No 1420802