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Douglas Haig

Douglas HaigBorn: 19-Jun-1861
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 29-Jan-1928
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Attack [1]
Remains: Buried, Dryburgh Abbey, Melrose, Scotland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: British Field Marshall in WWI


[1] Words of Lady Haig: "He died from the first attack of angina... His heart was in a very bad state, due, I am told to the constant and prolonged strain of what he came through during the war."

Father: John Haig
Wife: Dorothy Vivian (m. 11-Jul-1905, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Alexandra Henrietta Louisa Haig (b. 1907)
Daughter: Victoria Doris Rachel Haig (b. 1908, d. 1993)
Son: George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig (b. 15-Mar-1918, d. 10-Jul-2009)
Daughter: Irene Violet Freesia Janet Augustia Haig (b. 1919, d. 2001)

    High School: Clifton College
    University: Brasenose College, Oxford University (attended 1880-83)
    University: British Military Staff College
    Administrator: Rector, University of St. Andrews (1916-19)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of St. Andrews (1922-28)



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