Birgham Section A row – 9 – 5 – Halliday/Robertson


Erected by JOHN HALLIDAY in memory of his son 2nd Lieut. JOHN HALLIDAY missing in France 8th May 1918 aged 26 years. Also his daughter LIZZIE JANE died at Eccles Mains 15th December 1928 aged 24 years. Also his son ROBERT ROBERTSON died at Eccles 18th December 1941 aged 42 years. Also his wife CATHERINE LAURIE ROBERTSON died at Eccles 24th May 1943 aged 77 years.

Military record

Second Lieutenant John Halliday, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action on 8th May 1918, aged 26.

He was the son of John and Catherine Halliday of Eccles Mains, Kelso and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner, Loos, France.

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