Albert John Haldane


1887 Feb 2. Born Milford, Armagh

1891 census at Greenbank Cottage, Culross

HALDANE, William Head Married M 58 1833 General Labourer
Torryburn, Fife  
HALDANE, Isabella Wife Married F 63 1828
Culross Parish, Perthshire  
HALDANE, Isabella Daughter Unmarried F 30 1861 Domestic Servant
Culross Parish, Perthshire  
HALDANE, Elizabeth Daughter Unmarried F 27 1864 Linen Bleacher
Culross Parish, Perthshire  
HALDANE, Albert John Nephew M 4 1887
Millford County Armagh Ireland

1901 census in Benburb, Tyrone

1911 census Not with parents in Ireland

1915 Jun 11. Enlisted in Canadian Exp Force. He is a "gentleman" and has previously served in Canadian Military. Signs himself as "Lieutenant"

1915 Sep 3. Lands in England " The arrival of S.S. Hesperian in England safely will be cause of rejoicing in a number of Temiskaming homes, as on board this ship were about a dozen boys from the north who had been drafted from the 37th as reinforcements for regiments now on active duty.  The quota was in charge of Lieut. R.W. Stevenson, who was prominently connected with the Temiskaming soldiers while they were putting in their preliminary training at the Haileybury armouries... besides other northern men, including, Lieut. A.J. Haldane, Corp. J.J. Donnelly, Corp. T. Morris, Privates Daniels, Anderson, Gold, Lepage, Shieds, F. Simpson, Smith, Wholly, Beland, Brezeau.

1916 Sep 23. Weekly Irish Times." Lt. A. J. Haldane, Canadian Infantry, (Black Watch Montreal), who was wounded and sustained shell-shock on 6th instant, and is now in hospital in England, is one of the five sons of Mr. William Haldane, The Manor House, Benburb, Moy, County Tyrone, all of whom resigned good positions in Canada at the outbreak of the war, and at once volunteered for the motherland."

1917 Apr/Jun Married • Newhaven, Sussex, England Alice Maud Sykes (1887–1950)

1918 Feb Lands in Canada from UK

1920 Apr 15. Crosses from Canada into USA

1920 Apr 26. Arrives UK from Canada with his wife "Alice M Haldane", his profession is "mining", they travel 1st class.

1921 Jun 9. Accepted in Ireland. Joined ADRIC with service no 1941. Posted to O Coy

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1935 Electoral Roll. Living with wife Alice Maud at Carlton St, London

1937 Divorce. Divorce Court File: 6128. Appellant: Alice Maude Haldane. Respondent: Albert John Haldane. Co-respondent: Emily Elise Burton. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1939 Electoral Register at 34 Curzon Street, London W1, England

1940 Married in London to Emily Elise Edgecombe (1899–1996) . She had previously been married to Arthur Burton, who died in 1932. The woman mentioned in divorce suit


1969 Apr/Jun. Died Poole Dorset (correct date of birth). The Old Rectory, Langton Long, Blandford, Dorset, England