Private Alexander Halliburton, of 6th Black Watch (Royal Highlanders),was born in 1888 in Perth. Alexander married in Edinburgh in 1908, both were living and working in Dalmeny, Alexander an Oil House Worker.
As part of the 51st Highland Division, his battalion took part in the allied 100 Days Offensive, which led to the end of the War, in phases of the 1st Battles of the Somme and the Battles of the Marne 20th July – 2nd August. Tardenoise is located between the Marne in Champagne-Ardenne, and the Aisne, in Picardy.
This is where Alexander was killed in action on 24.7.1918 aged 30.
Alexander is buried in Grave Ref: 477. Sedan (St Charles) Communal Cemetery, Ardennes, France and was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.
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