Alexander Halkett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/24083
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 19.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Caestre Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.25.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 53 Ann St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Contractor
  • Mother:

    Sarah Halkett, 53 Ann St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Halkett, 53 Ann St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    William and Divina (Dolly) Halkett

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Halkett

Alexander Halkett   S/24083   Seaforth Highlanders

Pte. Alexander Halkett, Seaforths, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Halkett, 53 Ann St., died of wounds received on 19th July.  He was 19 years of age, and had been three months in France.  He was previously employed as a contractor. A brother has been serving with the R.F.A., for three and a half years.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Grahame Matin, further additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about Alexander Halkett? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: