Douglas Haig, 1st Yerl Haig

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The Yerl Haig
Field Marshal Laird Haig
Elk-name"Master o the Field"[1]
"the Butcher of the Somme"[2]
'Butcher' Haig[3]
Born19 Juin 1861(1861-06-19)
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Dee'd29 Januar 1928(1928-01-29) (aged 66)
21 Prince's Gate, Lunnon
Allegiance Unitit Kinrick
Service/branch Breetish Airmy
Years o service1884–1920
RankField Marshal
Battles/warsMahdist War
Seicont Boer War
First Warld War

Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Yerl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE (/hɡ/; 19 Juin 1861 – 29 Januar 1928) wis a senior officer o the Breetish Army.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Davidson 2010, xx and pp. 126, 149.
  2. "Lions Led By Donkeys? – the Somme – Background". The National Archives. Retrieved 22 Juin 2013.
  3. "Douglas Haig". National Army Museum. Archived frae the original on 14 Februar 2011. Retrieved 22 Juin 2013.