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David Elliot Haig

In memory of:

Private David Elliot Haig

May 4, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

89

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Divisional Cyclist Company

Additional Information


Son of Donald J. and Margaret E. Haig of Agincourt, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 17 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AGINCOURT (KNOX UNITED CHURCH) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

X. 2. 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of DAVID ELLIOT HAIG– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Varsity War Supplement, University of Toronto, July 1915.
  • Honour Roll– Honour Roll from The Varsity War Supplement, University of Toronto, July 1915.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Pte. D. E. Haig 2nd Div Cyc Coy" is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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