Fred Kaye (c.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 241925. 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Camberwell, London. Son of William Henry Kaye, Butterley, New Mill, Holmfirth. Educated Hepworth Church School. Employed by Messrs J. Sykes and Company Limited, Rock Mills. Enlisted in 1916. Wounded 26.10.1917. Died of wounds at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 11.11.1917, aged 21 years. Buried DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 13, Row F, Grave 17.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FRED KAYE
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Sunday, November 11, 1917
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 621240
- Photos on the Wall: A Short History of New Mill and the Great War (2015) by Tom Ashworth
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #621240)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207747)