Andrew Haigh (c.1881-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HAIGH, ANDREW. Private. No 31707. 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Golcar. Son of John and Elizabeth Haigh of Lowergate, Wellhouse, Golcar. Was wounded in the neck whilst serving in the trenches in France. Sent to England with a convoy of wounded. Was treated in hospital in Warrington, where attempts were made to remove the shrapnel, which proved unsuccessful and he died on 31.12.1917, aged 36 years. Buried GOLCAR UNITED METHODIST CHAPEL YARD, WELLHOUSE. Grave location:- North, G, 7.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; memorial in Wellhouse Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission