Major James Samuel DENTON, a 38 year old Civil servant from Pazely, Great Southern Railway, Western Australia. He enlisted with the AIF on 20 August 1914 and was allotted to the 11th Battalion, E Company which embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914. DENTON subsequently was Wounded in Action, 2 May 1915. After the Great War, DENTON Returned to Australia, 28 February 1919. DENTON was awarded the DSO and Mentioned in Despatches.
Sydney Mail, 2 June 1915, p. 16.