George Kaye (c.1886-1917)

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, GEORGE. Private. No 40786. 2/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly No 31489 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Thongsbridge. Son of Mr Job Kaye, Vickerman's Buildings, Thongsbridge. Married, with two children. Lived Crodingley, Thongsbridge. Attended St. Andrew's Church, Thongsbridge. Employed by Messrs John Woodhead of Thongsbridge. Joined up under the Derby scheme. Died of wounds at No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, 23.9.1917, aged 31 years. Buried NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, POPERINGHE. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row F, Grave 4.
ROH:- Netherthong and Thongsbridge War Memorial.

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