Wilfrid Haigh (c.1895-1918)

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, WILFRID. Guardsman. No 26396. 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born 8 Bank End, Nettleton Hill, Golcar. Son of the late Sutdiffe and Ellen Haigh. Educated Scapegoat Hill Council School. Attended Scapegoat Hill Baptist Church. Employed by Messrs Hirst and Mallinson of Longwood. Single. Enlisted 16.8.1916. Killed in action, 13.10.1918, aged 23 years. Buried St. VAAST COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row C, Grave 4.
Brother of Private ALLEN HAIGH and Private SUTCLIFFE HAIGH both killed in action.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Grenadier Guards
  • died: Sunday, October 13, 1918
  • age: 23 years
  • record ID: 247205