Joe Haigh (1893-1917)

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, JOE. Private. No 240133. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Moor 12.1.1893. Son of James William and Emma Haigh, 16 Peters Street, Huddersfield. Educated Crosland Moor Council Church of England School. Employed in a card room. Single. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission