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14888 joseph william haigh
« on: February 18, 2020, 02:49:28 AM »
14888 joseph William haigh
24th manchesters
32 Cromwell st,oldham
wife clara
hawker
discharge 7-12-15 with TB
died 1-5-16
age 32
Royton cemetery.50.4736

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Re: 14888 joseph william haigh
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2020, 07:04:38 AM »
Pte 14888 Joseph William Haigh
Pte Haigh had been a Greengrocer / Hawker when he enlisted in 24th (Oldham Comrades) Bttn on 2/1/1915.  He was transferred to 27th Reserve Bttn on 12/8/1915 and solely served at Home.
Joseph was discharged unfit at Prees Heath, with a Pension on 7/12/1915.  He had TB deptermined on Appeal as aggravated by exposure on active service.
Joseph died at home from Pulmonary TB due to Active Service in 1/5/1916, aged 36. Reg Oldham Q2 1916 8d/741. Royton cemetery.50.4736.
Widow Clara and six surviving children received a Pension at 32 Cromwell St, Oldham.
DC confirms.
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2020, 05:51:28 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on Joseph Haigh's grave in Royton Cemetery and review the condition of any inscription.
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Re: 14888 joseph william haigh
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 11:49:52 PM »
last burial in the grave 1943
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2022, 03:58:05 PM »
The burial had no marking.  Royton RBL have added a stone marker & a temporary plaque with Joseph's service details.
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Re: 14888 joseph william haigh
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2023, 12:55:10 PM »
Joseph Haigh's commemoration was accepted today and entered in the UKBOR.
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/75470139/joseph-william-haigh/
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