Percy Kaye (1891-1917)

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, PERCY. Rifleman. No C/7649. 21st Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Lepton 17.9.1891. Educated Lepton Council School and Highburton National School. Employed as a gardener. At the time of enlistment, was living at Green Grove, Kirkburton. Married. (Single when he enlisted). Enlisted 15.11.1915. Wounded at Flers in September, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, near Ypres, 20.9.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; Thurstonland War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission