George Haig was a shoeing smith or farrier with Lanarkshire Yeomanry. His family were from Lanarkshire but were in Lugar at the time of the war. George had been in the Balkans for three weeks when he died on 9th November 1915. He was 21.
|from Hamilton Advertiser, Nov 1916|
The hospital ship Delta was used for men injured in Gallipoli.
George was born on 4th January 1894 in Abington, Lanarkshire to John Haig and Margaret Dempster who were both from Carluke. Margaret's sister Kate is the Mrs Adam in the In Memoriam notice above. She married George Adam in 1893.
18 Agnes St, Maryhill
George Adams 38 drapery warehouseman
Kate Adams 36
both born Carluke
|1915||Tenant Occupier||HAIG||JOHN||HOUSE BRICK ROW LUGAR 416||AUCHINLECK||AYR COUNTY||VR90 / 163 / 16|
|1920||Tenant Occupier||HAIG||JOHN||HOUSE EASTON PLACE MAIN STREET||AUCHINLECK||AYR COUNTY||VR90 / 174 / 24|
George is remembered on Carluke War Memorial and the Helles Memorial.
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