James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 18th December 1910, Ipswich.
Died: 21st February 1942; age 31; Japanese PoW at Java.
Residence: 97, Lawn Avenue, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1653790.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 49 Battery, 48 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Harry Alfred and Ellen Ann Hellingsworth; husband of Dorothy Kathleen Hellingsworth, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
1911 38, Elliott Street, Ipswich.
James was 3 months and living with his parents & siblings.
Harry Alfred Hellingsworth, 31, a Bricklayer – Government Contractor, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Ellen Ann Hellingsworth (nee Woolston), 30, born Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk.
Harry Thomas Hellingsworth, 9, born Great Yarmouth.
Nellie Laura Hellingsworth, 7, born Great Yarmouth.
Lily Maud Hellingsworth, 6, born Great Yarmouth.
Ethel Florence Hellingsworth, 5, born Great Yarmouth.
In 1936, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, James married Dorothy Kathleen Lamb, born July 1906, Cromer, Norfolk. They had 1 son.
Probate to Harry Thomas Hellingsworth – brother, a Lance Corporal, H.M.Army.