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
- 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;
- Brian Francis JAMES b. 1918, Maryborough, Vic., served with the RAN 1941-47, ........