James Haigh (c.1896-1918)
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, JAMES. Private. No 29310. 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Third son of Mr and Mrs Henry Haigh, New Town, Holmfirth. Educated Holmfirth National School and the Wesleyan Sunday School. Was in business with his brothers as a plasterer. Enlisted Easter 1915. Killed in action, 27.8.1918, aged 22 years. Buried BULLS ROAD CEMETERY, FLERS. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row H, Grave 2.
- ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HAIGH
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Tuesday, August 27, 1918
- record ID: 193771