Sgt. Albert H. James, Co. A, 2nd Inf., Gas Unit, 2nd Div. Wounded, Frost, Texas
History of Texas World War Heroes
Albert H. James
abt 1893 - Jul 22, 1928
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ALBERT JAMES IN FROST SUNDAY
DIED IN HONOLULU JULY 22; FORMER UNITED STATES ARMY MEMBER
FROST, Aug. 13. —(Sp)—Funeral services for Albert H. James, aged 34
years, who died in Honolulu. July 22, were held from the
tabernacle here Sunday afternoon t three o'clock with interment in
the Frost cemetery. The funeral services were conducted at the
tabernacle by Rev. Obie Nelson, Baptist minister of Mt. Calm, with
the American legion in charge at the grave.
The Honolulu American legion gave a full military funeral for Mr.
James who formerly was in the United States army, being a sergeant
in Company B, 21st infantry, Schofield barracks, Honolulu, He had
served a number of years in the army and served in the Mexican
border trouble in 1916, World
War and after the war, re-enlisted, being discharged in 1925. He
entered the Jewelry business in Honolulu.
During the World War, he saw service at Chateau Thierry, Soissons,
Mt. Blanc and the Argonne forest. He was mentioned for individual
bravery and was entitled to wear the French Fourragere in the colors
of the French Croix de Guerre.
Mr. James was reared in this section and is survived by his parents,
Rev. and Mrs. E. J. James, Frost.
The remains left Honolulu Aug. first and arrived in San Francisco,
Aug. 7. The body arrived in Frost late Friday.