Lieut- Colonel Alfred Edward Haig

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Alfred Edward Haig

Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England UK
Death: July 22, 1935 (69)
Fair Oak, Hampshire, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Alexander Haig and Agnes Catherine Haig
Husband of Lottie Everilda Haig
Father of Edward Gordon Haig; Muriel Haig; David Balfour Haig; Dorothy Haig and Jean Haig
Brother of Evelyn Mary Haig; Lilian Agnes Haig; Ada Helen Haig; Claude Henry Haig; Alan Gordon Haig and 2 others

Managed by: Susan Mary Rayner (Green) ( Ryan)
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About Lieut- Colonel Alfred Edward Haig

Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig

Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig 1866-1935. He resided at Oak Grove House.He was educated at Winchester, Oxford and Royal Military College Sandhurst, and had a distinguished Military career, serving in India, Egypt and South Africa with the King’s own Scottish Borderers. He fought in WW1and was severely wounded in France at the Battle of Cateau in 1914 . He and an injured officer were evacuated in an ambulance, however, on learning that there were two other soldiers with worse injuries than themselves they gave up their places. Following treatment for his injuries, which required an anaesthetic, Lt Colonel Haig woke to find that he had been taken prisoner, whilst unconscious during his operation, by the advancing German forces and then spent over four years as a prisoner of war. He was repatriated in October 1918. He must have recovered well as in later life his recreations were cricket, lawn tennis and golf. He was chairman of Stoke Park Council until it was dissolved in 1932. After the war he took great interest in the welfare of the British Legion, being Chairman of the local branch. Haig Road is most likely named after Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig


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Lieut- Colonel Alfred Edward Haig's Timeline

June 3, 1866
London, Middlesex, England UK
July 3, 1866
September 22, 1907
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
December 8, 1908
May 14, 1911
England, United Kingdom
May 28, 1913
Royal Barracks, Dublin, Ireland
May 11, 1915
July 22, 1935
Age 69
Fair Oak, Hampshire, England UK