Joe 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, JOE. Private. No 46343. 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Midhope, near Penistone, 31.10.1898. Son of the late Frederick C. Haigh and Emily Haigh, of Brooks Fold, Colnebridge, Bradley. Educated at Langsett, Burbage, High Lane and Bradley Schools. Employed as a scourer by Messrs Jarmaine and Sons, of Kirkheaton. Single. Enlisted November 1916. Died of wounds, 5.9.1918, aged 19 years. Buried HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row A, Grave 5.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Bradley.
Brother of Private HERBERT HAIGH died of wounds, 5.12.1917.

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