Alfred James Usborne            
Born June 13th.1889 at Writtle.
Married October 8th.1913
to Nell Gordon daughter of Gordon Price at Ooticamund, India.
Died April 29th.1917. Memorial at Writtle Church where a screen across the south aisle was erected by his sister Margaret in his memory.


James was educated at Wellington and became a T/Major in the R.F.A.
He was killed in action in France having recovered from earlier wounds.
According to one newspaper report he was survived by his widow and one son (though none appears on family tree). Elsewhere reported as one daughter. 
He was "buried at night in a wood near Arras"     (Battle of Gavrelle)