James enlisted on 18th April 1918 and was put on Army Reserve. He was called up for service on 9th August 1918 and posted to serve with the R.A.M.C. He was 31 years and 7 months old, and a Clerk in Holy Orders. He was in training with the 2nd Training Battalion when he was admitted into hospital on 26th October suffering with influenza. He died 3 days later of acute nephritis. James the son of William and Barbara Nisbet; and the husband of Flora Musgrave Nisbet of "Rosmeade" Tonford Lane, Thanington, Canterbury.