Male James Parker Haldane

James was born on September 16th, 1917.  James' father was John Haldane and his mother was Margaret Ann Parker.  His paternal grandparents were John Haldane and Mary Marshall; his maternal grandparents were John Parker and Isabella Charlton. He had a sister named Florence.  He was the younger of the two children.

General Notes

Birth was registered between Oct-Dec 1917 in Tynemouth Registration District.  He was born at 15 Plessey View, Blyth, Northumberland. His father, John was a Bakery Manager at the time of his birth.

Occupation Details

He served in the Royal Engineers from 13th June 1939 to 30th September 1942.  He then transferred to REME and trained as an Electrical Engineer.
He worked for several electrical engineering firms in Britain and then obtained a position as a Manager with West African Engineering Co Ltd in Ghana in 1957.  He lived and worked there until he retired in 1983.

Death Notes

He died of Emphysema in Blawarthill Hospital, Glasgow. Died at the age of 85 on August 28th, 2003.

James' family with Marion Russell Clement Brooks

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James and Marion were married on June 20th, 1945.  They had a daughter named Valerie.
Parish records show that they were married in Burnbank Church, Carrington Street, Glasgow on 20th June 1945 by N Nethercote Scott.


Female Valerie Brooks Haldane
Valerie was born on December 5th, 1949.