1896 Jul 19. Born Toronto, Canada (He gives 1894 on enlisting in RAF)
1901 census in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1909 to 1914 He was an Actor
1911 census in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1916 Feb 4. Enlists with Canadian Exped. Force. He is a book keeper. His mother is Esther Belford of Gladstone Av, Toronto.
1918 Feb 12. RAF. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.). James Ernest Belford.
1919 Jul 18. Transferred to RAF unemployed list 2nd Lt J E Belford
1921 Jan 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1403. Posted to K Coy.
1921 Mar 13. Posted to O Coy
1921 Jun 28. Struck off strength of ADRIC as a deserter
1925 Jun 2. Marries in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1932 May 13. Arrives UK from Port Said. He is an RAF Officer
1944 Oct 19. Arrives New York by air from Canada