HARRY DOUGLAS FOX HAGGAR*

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Born: 17th October 1896, ‘White House’, Burstall, Suffolk.

Died: 17th August 1916; age 19; KiA – Mametz High Wood – shell fire while taking his men & guns up to the firing line.

Residence: Lattice Grove, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 1st October 1915 – France.

Rank: Lieutenant; Regiment: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 3rd Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

IV.A.19.

Peronne Road Cemetery,

Maricourt,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   ‘White House’ Burstall, Suffolk.

 

Harry was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry George Haggar, 38, a Farmer – employer, born Burstall.

Marian Haggar (nee Fisk), 42, born Ipswich.

Ida Marian Haggar, 13, born Little Blakenham, Suffolk.

John Charles Gordon Haggar, 10, born Little Blakenham.

1 general domestic servant.

1 housemaid.

 

1911   ‘The Laurel’s’ Burstall, Suffolk.

 

Harry was 15 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 48, a Farm Manager – employer.

Marian, 52.

Ida, 23.

John, 20, an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

1 visitor.

1 general housemaid.

 

Harry attended Ipswich School & a member of O.T.C.

 

On the 21st February 1920, Mr Henry Hagger applies for his late son’s star medal.

Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

 

 

The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 3rd Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/loyal-north-lancashire-regiment/

 

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