Rev. Melville Charles JAMES 1877-1957
Cecile Edith Kingston VICKERY 1876-1958

Anglican Minister, Merino, Digby & Casterton, S-W Victoria, Australia

Melville Charles JAMES 1877-1957, born Launceston, Tasmania son of Charles Henry JAMES and Mary Jane BULL was married in 1905, Victoria to Cecile Edith Kingston VICKERY 1876-1958, born Benalla, Victoria, to Samuel Kingston VICKERY and Lucretia BOND.

  • Anglican Minister, ordained in 1902
  • Anglican Minister at Merino & Digby, S-W Victoria from 1906 to 1915
  • Anglican Minister at Casterton, S-W Victoria from 1911 to 1912
  • Chaplain with the 1st AIF in 1915
  • Tree No 94 in the Digby WW1 Avenue of Honour, planted by Rev James A MacQUEEN
  • Bishop of St Arnaud and Ararat 1926-1950
  • Died at Box Hill, Melbourne in 1957
  • Wife died at Box Hill, Melbourne in 1958

Melville JAMES & Cecile VICKERY had the following known family

  1. Arthur Kingston JAMES b. 1907, Merino, S-W Vic., served with 2nd AIF 1941-1944, d. 1959, Melbourne, Vic. m. Rubina Isabel STRANG 1914-1958;
  2. Brian Francis JAMES b. 1918, Maryborough, Vic., served with the RAN 1941-47, ........

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