Private Peter Haig

South African Infantry

Died: Saturday 15 July 1916 (aged 31)

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Record:
HAIG, PETER
Additional information:
Son of the late John Haig, (Supervisor of Inland Revenue,) Edinburgh.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 4 C.
Country:
South African

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Name:
Second Lieutenant E F G Haig
Context:
combat
Date:
14 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 63)
Name:
General Douglas Haig
Context:
other
Date:
15 Jul 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 172)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E F G Haig
Context:
Wounded
Date:
16 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 64)