Alfred Kaye (c.1887-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.


Alfred Kaye was the son of slater John William Kaye.

He married Rose Ann Senior, daughter of labourer William Henry Senior, on 6 February 1909 at Emmanuel Church, Lockwood.

He died in a field hospital after being shot in the chest.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

KAYE, ALFRED. Private. No 22459. 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Crosland Moor. Educated Crosland Moor Council School. Employed as a teamer by the butchering department of the Huddersfield Industrial Society Limited. Married. Lived 5 Providence Place, Lockwood. Enlisted 25.10.1915. Wounded on two occasions. Killed in action near Havrincourt, 22.3.1918. Buried FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row D, Grave 13.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission