James Halkett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 24436
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Israel/Palestine
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 24.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Israel/Palestine
  • Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.61.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Annfield Row, Dundee
  • Occupation: Thomas Bell & Sons, Belmont Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Halkett, 2 Annfield Row, Dundee

  • Father:

    Wallace Halkett, 2 Annfield Row, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Halkett

James Halkett   24436   Highland Light Infantry


Private James Halkett, H.L.I., whose name has four times appeared in the casualty lists, has died of wounds. Mr Wallace Halkett, 2 Annfield Row, Dundee, has been informed that his son died from wounds on 24th November.  Deceased, who was 21 years of age, had seen much severe fighting, and had been three times wounded prior to the occasion on which he received his fatal injuries.

In civil life he was employed by Thomas Bell & Sons, Ltd., Belmont Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 14th December 1917

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