James Edward Kaye (1893-1917)
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, JAMES EDWARD. Corporal. No 15180. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Skircoat Moor, Halifax, 31.5.1893. Only son of the late Jonas Kaye and of Eliza Kaye, 99 Ravensknowle Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a scourer and finisher by Messrs Godfrey Sykes and Sons, Moldgreen. Played cricket for the Dalton second eleven cricket team. Single. Enlisted February 1915. Wounded 7.6.1917. Died of wounds, 9.6.1917, aged 23, at No 17 Casualty Clearing Station. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 15, Row H, Grave 5.
- ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Corporal KAYE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, June 9, 1917
- record ID: 145296
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #145296)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207940)