Fred Kaye (1896-1917)
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, FRED. Private. No 240247. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 24 Swallow Street 10.5.1896. Son of Mary Ellen Kaye, 39 Blackhouse Road, Fartown. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a wire drawer by Messrs Joseph Sykes Brothers, Acre Mills, Lindley. Attended High Street Sunday School. Mobilised 4.8.1914. Died of meningitis at the Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital, Whitchurch, Cardiff, on 23.4.1917, aged 21 years. Buried with full military honours in EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 10B, 41. (Son of Private OLIVER KAYE, reported missing, 3.9.1916, q.v.).
- ROH:- High Street United Methodist Church; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private KAYE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Monday, April 23, 1917
- record ID: 2752108
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2752108)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207751)