John Scot Haigh (1899-1918)

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.
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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, JOHN SCOT. 2nd Lieutenant. 24th Squadron Royal Air Force. Born Quaker Lane, Paddock, 23.1.1899. Son of Schofield and Lilian Haigh, 174 Taylor Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated Huddersfield College. Employed as a junior clerk by Messrs Thomas Hirst and Son, wool merchants, of Huddersfield. Played cricket with the Armitage Bridge Club and was also a member of the cricket and football teams of the Y.M.C.A. Single. Enlisted as a Private in the R.A.F. 3.4.1917. Accidentally killed at Bertangles, France, 15.8.1918, aged 19. Buried VIGNACOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row C, Grave 3.
ROH:- Huddersfield College School; Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Second Lieutenant JOHN SCOT HAIGH
  • regiment: Royal Air Force
  • died: Thursday, August 15, 1918
  • age: 19 years
  • record ID: 64323