Ben Haigh (1895-1917)

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, BEN. Private. No 38511. 17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 13 Coal Pit Lane, Outlane, 6.5.1895. Educated at Outlane School. Employed as a fettler. Married. Prior to enlistment, lived at 61 James Street, Golcar. Enlisted 28.10.1916. Killed in action, 14.9.1917. Buried VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row F, Grave 18.
ROH:- Bethel United Methodist Church, Outlane; Longwood War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission