- Birth*: James Clunie was born in February 1891 at Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.1
- He was the son of George Hunter Murdoch Clunie and Euphemia Fotheringham Pitkethly.
- [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Newburgh; ED: 2; Page: 3; Line: 13; Roll: CSSCT1891_138; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Sept 2011]
Mother*: Euphemia Fotheringham Pitkethly b. 23 Mar 1868