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Private H Haggar


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Private Harold HAGGAR, L/10242, 1st   Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 24th June 1915.

Born Eastbourne, Sussex, son of John & Laura Haggar, 421 Seaside,  Eastbourne, Sussex.

8th December 1913, discharged from the Special Reserve, (13132),  by purchase having served 1 year & 320 days. Conduct & character very good.

Enlisted Eastbourne, Sussex, age 19 years & 4 months, height 5ft 5¾ inches, weight 114lbs, fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair. Formerly carpenters mate.

Home 8th December 1913 to 6th December 1914; BEF 7th December 1914 to 24th June 1915.

8th December 1913, enlisted; 27th March 1914, Dublin, absent from Tattoo until 11.45pm, 5 days confined to Barracks; 24th April 1914 to 28th April 1914, Dublin, King George Hospital, influenza; 11th May 1914, Dublin, laughing & talking on Parade, 5 days confined to Barracks; 16th May 1914, Dublin, being deficient of his kit, 7 days confined to Barracks; 20th May 1914, Dublin, absent from ?????? Piquet at 10.00pm, 7 days confined to Barracks; 14th June 1914, Dublin, absent from Tattoo until 4.30am 15th June, 7 days confined to Barracks; 4th September 1914, gambling, 5 days confined to Barracks; 14th September 1914, Milton Camp, absent from 9.30pm until found in bed at ????, 10 days confined to Barracks; 21st September 1914, Milton Camp, breaking out of camp after Roll Call at 9.30pm, deprived of 2 days pay; 8th October 1914, overstaying his pass from Tattoo until 8.00pm on 9th, 168 hours detention, forfeits 3 days pay; 17th October 1914 to 22nd October 1914, Fort Pitt, Chatham, influenza; 7th December 1914, posted BEF.

Buried at Voormezeele Enclosures No.1 and No.2., I. A. 3., Belgium.


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