James Tudor was born in Wolverhampton in 1895, the son of Arthur William and Mary Elizabeth Tudor. In 1901 they were living at 9 Southampton Street, together with James’s brothers Arthur William, George, Herbert and Samuel, and sisters Clara Elizabeth and Ellen Amelia.
James enlisted in the 1st/6th Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment (number 2514), and was noted in the Express & Star of 15 September 1916 amongst the wounded. On the 15 February 1917 he died, although it is not clear whether it was as the result of these wounds. He is commemorated at the Berles New Military Cemetery in France.