Matthew Kaye (1889-1918)
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, MATTHEW. Lance Corporal. No 21729. 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield, 12.7.1889. Educated at Berry Brow Schools. Employed as a coal miner at Haigh near Barnsley. Single. Enlisted 22.2.1915. Served in France with the B.E.F. from 2.6.1915 until 24.10.1915. Sailed from Marseilles on 25.10.1915 for Salonika via Alexandria. In Salinika until 21.12.1916. Died at the home of his sister, Mrs Ada Searle, 65 Ravensknowle Road, Moldgreen, of Malaria on 18.11.1918.
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2207987)