|Full name||John Hugh James|
|Date of birth||4 May 1890|
|Place of birth||Sale, Victoria|
|Date of death||4 May 1967(aged 77)|
|Original team(s)||Essendon (VFA)/Preston (VFA)|
|Height / weight||185 cm / 89 kg|
|1909–1916, 1919–1923||Richmond||188 (119)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1923.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
John Hugh "Hughie" James MC & Bar (4 May 1890 – 23 April 1967) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the VFL between 1909 and 1916 and, upon returning from military service, from 1919 to 1923 for the Richmond Football Club.
He served in the Australian Imperial Force from 1916 to 1919. Rising to the rank of lieutenant, he was wounded on active duty and twice awarded the Military Cross for bravery in the battlefield.
- Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
- "RICHMOND FOOTBALL CAPTAIN AWARDED CROSS.". Richmond Guardian. Vic.: National Library of Australia. 12 January 1918. p. 3.
- "It's An Honour:JAMES, John Hugh". Australian Government.
- The London Gazette: . 23 August 1917. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- The London Gazette: . 11 January 1919. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
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