1893 Feb 18. Born Rutland (The birth is registered as James Rowlie French (sic). I cannot see that James Rowlett and Mary Ann ever married. She is a widowed innkeeper in 1891 census Mary A French, I assume she had the child by Rowlett and registered him in that way.
1901 census at Brookdale Cottages, Stanground (Hunts), Stanground
1911 census at 113 Colwick Road, Nottingham
1916 Oct 11. MM Gazetted
1918 Nov 13. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Northampton Reg. "James Rowlett"
1919 Dec 4. Relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains rank of 2nd Lt.
1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1326 Posted to A Coy
1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1939 Register Living at Saint Omer Oundle Road , Norman Cross R.D., Huntingdonshire. He is a Canteen Proprietor living with wife Margaret
1979 Oct/Dec Died Eastbourne.