Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, Toowoomba Grammar School Roll of Honour and St Stephen’s Uniting Church Toowoomba Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial.
James Stark landed at Gallipoli in May 1915. Six weeks later he was severely wounded and evacuated to Egypt, re-joining his unit in October. He arrived in England from Egypt in June 1916 and transferred to the recently-raised 49th Battalion. He arrived in France in June 1917 and was rapidly promoted through the ranks to Sergeant. He was killed in action near Dernancourt on 1 April 1918, aged 24.