Born 17/02/1920 in Chatham, ON. 1666 Heavy Conversion Unit, RCAF. Born 17/02/1920 in Chatham, ON. Son of William Henry Banner, and of Grace Banner, of 104 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, formerly of Chatham, ON.
Enlisted 26 August, 1941 in Toronto, ON. The CDN 17/03/45 reported that James had been promoted from WO2 to Warrant Officer 1, his promotion became effective the day before he is believed to have died.