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Servicemen Biographies

Kenneth Thomas James

Burntwood Family History

Researched and written by Janice Hunt

Kenneth Thomas JAMES

03.07.1924 -------- 05.09.1944 

Royal Air


Wireless Operator 

Kenneth was the first son of Samuel and Louisa JAMES. The family lived in High Street Chasetown, where he was born, but later the family moved to Edwards Road, Chasetown. His father Samuel was a miner, he was born in Norton Cannes.  His mother Louisa BARTRAM was born in Edwards Road Chasetown.


JAMES Head 64 Norton


MADDOX Daughter 41 Norton


JAMES Daughter 33 Hammerwich


JAMES Son 30 Norton


JAMES Daughter 22 Norton

Frances W

JAMES Son 20 Norton

John E

MADDOX G Son 11 Norton


MADDOX G Son 9 Norton


James G Son 2 Norton

Extract from the 1901 Census 

Samuel was living at his grandmothers with his widowed father


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