Harry Kaye (1882-1916)
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, HARRY. Private. No 40555. 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Mount Street, Lockwood 22.9.1882. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Smith and Calverley at Plover Mills, Lindley. Single. At the time of enlistment, was living at 92 Rashcliffe Hill, Lockwood. Enlisted 24.5.1916. Embarked for France in September, 1916. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme, 23.11.1916, aged 33 years. Buried MUNICH TRENCH CEMETERY.Grave location:- Row B, Grave 22.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private KAYE
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Thursday, November 23, 1916
- record ID: 524183
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #524183)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207827)