Herbert Haigh (1898-1918)

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, HERBERT. Lance Corporal. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Moor 29.6.1898. Son of Mr and Mrs James William Haigh, 16 St. Peter's Street, Huddersfield. Educated St. Barnabas School, Crosland Moor. Employed as a labourer and millhand. Enlisted in the local Territorials prior to the outbreak of the war. Died in Mill Hill Sanatorium, Huddersfield, of tuberculosis after being gassed on 14.11.1918.