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Haig, Douglas, 1st Earl Haig

Date of birth:
June 19th, 1861 (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Date of death:
January 29th, 1928 (Londen, United Kingdom)
Buried on:
Grave Field Marshal Douglas Haig
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Awarded on:
1898

With clasps: The Atbara, Khartoum
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1900
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit:
7th Hussars
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1901
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1902
Mentioned in Dispatches
Awarded on:
1904
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1909
Knight/Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K(D)CVO)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1911
Commander of the Indian Empire (KCIE)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
1911
Delhi Durbar Medal (1911)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1913
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1915
Grand Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1915
Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1916
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1916
Grootlint in de Leopoldsorde / Grand cordon de l'Ordre de Léopold
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1916
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1916
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere di gran croce
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1916
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1916
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
April 21st, 1917
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1917
Cross of St. George IV class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1917
Order of the Thistle
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1918
Croix de Guerre 1914–1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1918

With swords
Order of Karadorde's Star - Grand Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1918
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1918
For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, during World War I, as Commander in Chief of the British Armies in France, as an expression to his of the high regard of the people of the United States and of their Army, for the distinguished and patriotic services which he has rendered to the common cause in which he has been associated on the battle fields of Europe."

War Department, General Orders No. 111
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1919
Order of Merit
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1919
Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 1
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)

Clasps: Paardeberg, Driefontein,
Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, Relief of Kimberley, Elandslaagte
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)

Clasps: South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)

With clasp
1914 Star
For merit in the Nile Expedition in 1898.
Mentioned in Dispatches

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