Rowland Norcliffe Haigh (c.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.

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, ROWLAND NORCLIFFE. Private. No 202522. 1st Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers. Born Stainland, Halifax. Son of Mr and Mrs Joe Haigh, 14 Francis Street, Milnsbridge. Employed as a night feeder by Messrs Job Thomas and Son Limited, Woodland Mills, Longwood. Enlisted 6.10.1916. Served in France until March, 1918, when he was invalided home with trench fever. Returned to France on 2.5.1918. Killed in action, 5.6.1918. Has no known grave. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Beestonley Lane Providence Chapel, Stainland; St. Andrew's Church Stainland.

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