Herbert Leslie Haigh (1899-1918)

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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 LESLIE. Gunner. No 270645. 'B' Battery, 156th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born Newsome, Huddersfield, 1.2.1899. Son of Ben and Alice Haigh, 77 Barcroft Road, Newsome. Educated Newsome National School. Employed as an iron moulder by Messrs Edwin Mills and Son of Aspley. Single. Enlisted 1.5.1918. Killed in action near Le Cateau, 23.10.1918, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; memorial in Newsome Churchyard.

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