Herbert Haigh (1892-1917)

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, HERBERT. Private. No 24887. 'X' Company, 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Green Mount Street, Moldgreen, 9.10.1892. Son of the late Joe and Margaret Haigh, 15 Rawthorpe Lane, Dalton. Employed as a dyer's labourer. Single. Enlisted 6.10.1916. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 9.10.1917, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Brother of Private HARRY HAIGH died at home, 27.6.1919.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission