Oliver Kaye (1875-1916)

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.
Oliver Kaye

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, OLIVER. Private. No 240912. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 15.9.1875. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as stoker. Husband of Mary Ellen Kaye, 24 Swallow Street, Huddersfield. Enlisted 31.12.1914. Reported missing, presumed killed, in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt, 3.9.1916, aged 41 years, Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. (Father of Private FRED KAYE, who died, 23.4.1917, q.v.).
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission