James Andrew Legg Hunter was born at 190 Scotland Road, Liverpool on the 6th April 1895 and was baptised at All Saints C.of E. Church, Liverpool on the 19th May.
 
He was the son of James Andrew L Hunter and Agnes (nee Howarth) who were married in 1892 at Our Lady & St Nicholas C.of E. Church, Liverpool.
 
1901 Census - 232 Gloucester Road, Bootle cum Linacre - Parents James and Agnes with children Hugh, James, Frank and Arthur.
 
1911 Census - 31 Warwick Road, Bootle - Parents James and Agnes (Married 18 years with 6 children born and 6 still alive) and Hugh, James, Frank, Arthur, Edward and Mabel Hunter and brother Frank Hunter. 
 
The family were still living at 31 Warwick Road, Bootle after the war.
James Andrew Legg Hunter enlisted in the army at Liverpool. His service records have not survived and his medal card suggests that he was posted to the front after January 1916.
 
He was killed in action on the 9th August 1916.
 
A brief report on his death appeared in the Bootle Times on the 8th September 1916.
 
   Pte. J.A.L. Hunter, K.L.R., an "old boy" of Christ Church School, Bootle, was killed in action on August 9th.

Bootle Times 8th September 1916

 
His photograph was published in a commemorative booklet issued when the first part of the Bootle Roll of Honour was unveiled in 1916.
 
Death notices appeared in the Evening Express and in the Liverpool Echo.
 
Newspaper (date) Evening Express (23-Aug-16)
Rank, Forename(s), Surname Private James A L Hunter
Regiment, Regimental No, medals Kings Liverpool Regiment (Scottish)
Cause and date of death, age Killed in Action 09-Aug-16 aged 21 years
Information contained in notice Son of Mr and Mrs Hunter address Warwick Road Bootle
   
Newspaper (date) Liverpool Echo (23-Aug-16)
Rank, Forename(s), Surname Private James Andrew Legg Hunter
Regiment, Regimental No, medals Kings Liverpool Regiment (Scottish) 5443
Cause and date of death, age Killed in Action 09-Aug-16 aged 21 years
Information contained in notice Son of Mr and Mrs Hunter address 31 Warwick Road Bootle