Francis Edward Haigh (c.1894-1915)

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Francis Edward Haigh

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, FRANCIS EDWARD. Trooper. No 10510. 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own). Born Crofton. Foster son of Charles and Frances Haigh, Netherton Square, Netherton. Employed as a clerk by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company at the goods department at Huddersfield Station. Was a forward in the second team of the Huddersfield Northern Union football club. Enlisted 29.8.1914. Killed in action by a high explosive shell on 1.6.1915, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated. MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial; Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission