Yes, it is possible.
I would experiment with creating a WSDL and generating code from it to see exactly how you need to implement your JAXB bean class.
Assuming you use a JAX-WS web service stack and JAXB.
Thank you for your help
I did annoted my Person class as :
Is that what you meant?
Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Take a look at the JavaDoc for the annotation javax.xml.bind.annotation.XmlElement.
There are some examples there as well as documentation of the different attributes of the @XmlElement annotation, for instance nillable and required, that may be of use to you.