James Sutherland Halket
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James Sutherland Halket
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James Sutherland Halket

  • Born: 23 Apr 1877, 65 Taylor St, Glasgow 1
  • Died: South Africa
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  General Notes:

>X-Message: #1
>Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 15:13:26 +1000
>From: "Wes Halket"
>To: SOUTH-AFRICA-CAPE-TOWN-L AT rootsweb.com
>Subject: Lost Halkets

>Hi, I am trying to trace the descendants of two family members, James
>Halket b Abt.1876 in Glasgow and Alexander b.Abt1879. Both migrated to
>South Africa, arriving Durban about 1911. Alexander is said to have
>married and had a son Arthur. James was at one time an Locomotive driver
>with SA Railways. Both later ran some kind of shop or emporium. Any info
>would be greatly appreciated. Wes Halket

Possible descendant?

First NameROY
SurnameHALKET
RankTrooper
Service Number135349
RegimentSouth African Tank Corps
Additional Regiment Info4th Armoured Car Regiment
Age23
Date of Death01/05/1943
Campaign Medals1939-45 War Medal
1939-45 Star
Family InformationParents: Robert and Amy Halket, of Durban, Natal, South Africa.

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  Chronology:

He worked as a Railway Porter in 1901 and resided at 113 Henderson St, Kinning Park, Glasgow. 2 (with Andrew McEwan, 49 - James is "Head" and Andrew "Boarder"


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1 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Birth.

2 Ancestry.com, 1901C.