Arthur Kaye (c.1893-1918)

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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, ARTHUR. Private. No 39396. 5th Platoon, 'D' Company, 2/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 6520 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Hepworth, Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs William Kaye, of Jackson Bridge. Husband of Mary E. Kaye, 24 Underbank Old Road, Holmfirth. Educated Hepworth Council School. Employed at Stoney Bank Mill and later at Lower Mill, Holmfirth. Enlisted 6.7.1916. Was in training with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment at Clipstone Camp and at Rugeley. Embarked for France in October, 1916. In June, 1917, he came home and was in hospital for some months. After recovering he went into training and proceeded to France a second time on 29.3.1918. Reported missing near Rheims on 20.7.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Buried BOUILLY CROSSROADS MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 6.
ROH:- Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial

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