Harold Sykes Kaye (c.1893-1918)
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, HAROLD SYKES. Private. No 241069. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 68 Storths, Moldgreen. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a newsagent's assistant by Mr C. H. Pickles, Station Street, Huddersfield. Married. Lived 28 Wakefield Road, Moldgreen. Enlisted December 1914. Taken prisoner at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917. Died of wounds and pneumonia as a Prisoner of War at Soltau, near Munster, Germany, 15.10.1918, aged 25 years. Buried HAMBURG CEMETERY, OHLSDORF, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 11.
- ROH:- St. Andrew's Church; Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HAROLD SYKES KAYE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, October 15, 1918
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 902421
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #902421)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207871)