George Henry Haigh (c.1897-1918)

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, GEORGE HENRY. Private. No 36555. 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Haigh, 25 Bentley Street, Lockwood. Employed by Messrs E. H. Sellars and Sons Limited of Lockwood. Enlisted Huddersfield. Reported missing on 10.4.1918 and afterwards presumed to have died on that date. He was 20 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Armitage Bridge National School.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission