|James is seen arriving in New York from Liverpool aboard the ship Lusitania
on 9 October, 1914, aged 23 years. The ships manifest gives his place and date of birth as Waterbury, Connecticut, 18 Oct 1891. He is given as unmarried and appeared to be
How thankful he must have been that he
traveled when he did. The Lusitania sank on 7th May 1915, just 7 months after his trip home from the UK aboard her.