Haigh Norman Gunner 4544226

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Name Haigh Norman
Army number 4544226
Rank Gunner
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet able to be specifically identified - too many common names. Likely to be 1915 in Wakefield but yet to be confirmed.
Age 29 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the West Yorkshire Regiment. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. KILLED in ACTION 26/7/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 26/7/1944. Interred initially at Demouville, map reference 103673, then re-buried on 17/9/1945 in Grave VI. A. 3. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "SWEET JESUS SHINE THY HEAVENLY LIGHT ON HIS LONELY GRAVE".
Home address Son of Turner and Annie Haigh, of Bradford, Yorkshire; husband of Ethel Haigh (nee Lambert - married Q4 1937 in Bradford), of Bradford.
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At present, no image of Gunner Haigh's headstone is available.