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Haig, Douglas, first Earl Haig

Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33633

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Haig, Douglas, first Earl Haig (1861–1928), army officer, was born at 24 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, on 19 June 1861, the fifth son of John Haig (1802–1878) of Cameron Bridge, Fife, and his wife, Rachael Mackerras (d. 1879), daughter of Hugh Veitch of ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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