James Black

James Black

Birth June 1, 1884 Death 10th Oct 1916 Pte
Canadian Infantry (Cent. Ontario Regt)
Service #192836

Personal Details

Place of Birth Egremont
Residence at Enlistment 345 Eastern Ave., Toronto
Residence (Roll of Honour) Edinborough , Ambleside , Westmorland
Residence 1911 Census In Canada (Wife and son living in Ambleside with in-laws)
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Stonecutter
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Robert & Mary Black
Siblings Agnes , Robert , George , John I , Esther
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Violet Jane Black nee Tyson (Married in 1908 )
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) Robert William.
Family Connection to Roll of Honour Brother of Pte John Irving Black, 192447, 15th Bn, Canadian Infantry, (Ontario Regiment) deceased 26 June 1917.


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Canadian Infantry (Cent. Ontario Regt)
Battalion at Enlistment 15th
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 192836
Date of Enlistment 7/9/1915
Place of Enlistment Toronto , Canada
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 32
Date of Death 10th Oct 1916
Regiment at Death Canadian Infantry (Cent. Ontario Regt)
Battalion/Vessel at Death 15th
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Died of Wounds
Service Number at Death 192836
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Grave Position V. C. 30.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/510823/black,-james/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Johns Church War memorial


Notes Parents from Cleator Moor; Family lived at 58 Queen street (1891) and 3 Victoria Street (1901)
Link #1 https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2748746?John%20Irving%20Black
Link #2 https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=46118
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