Joe Kaye (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, JOE. Private. No 29145. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lowergate, Paddock 30.3.1886. Son of the late John and of Mary Ann Kaye, 129 Church Street, Paddock. Educated Paddock Council School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Employed as an accountant's clerk by Messrs Netherwood and Lee, New Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 1.9.1916. Killed in action near Ypres, 7.6.1917, aged 31. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Shared Church, Paddock.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JOE KAYE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, June 7, 1917
- age: 31 years
- record ID: 1617069
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1617069)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207896)