Born in Greenock. Son of John & Catherine Kennedy, 99 Dempster Street, Greenock. James was oldest of the family and worked as a Baker with Browns of West Blackhall Street. His father was a rigger on the windjammers and sailed on King Leopold's yacht at one time. Brother John was with 5th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Information from his nephew, John Kennedy, ex Scots Guards.
Member of Glenpark Harriers