Haigh Iredale (1889-1918)

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He was born at Sowood Hill, Stainland, the son of John and Mary Ann Iredale.

At the time of the 1911 Census, he was working as a woollen cloth finisher and living with his parents at Sowood Hill.

He died on 14 April 1918 and is buried at Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium.

He is commemorated on the Roll of Honour of Joseph Hoyle & Sons, Longwood, which is now located in Longwood Mechanics Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission