Private 22362, 20th Battalion King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Killed in action 30th July 1916, age approx. 20.

Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Student of English Literature.


James was born to Charles Delbanco in 1896 at Southport. He was educated at University School, Southport and entered Manchester University in 1912 to study for a B.A. He was a member of the University Officer Training Corps from October 1913 to his enlistment in November 1914. He was killed during an action near Guillemont on 30th July 1916.