David Kaye (c.1880-1916)

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.

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, DAVID. Private. No 23797. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Formerly No 29006 Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Leeds. Son of the late Matthew and Sarah Kaye. Lived Netherton, Huddersfield. Employed at British Dyes Limited as a dry stone waller. Was a member of the Honley Prize Band. Single. Embarked for France in September, 1916. Reported missing, 12.10.1916, and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. He was 36 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission