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Lt-Col Harold Swift Kaye. DSO, MC, MID


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I am looking for a photograph of this man in Military Uniform and a also when his awards were gazetted. Would the MID be in the war diaries?

 

Thank you

 

Harold Swift Kaye DSO MC (9 May 1882 – 6 November 1953) was an English first-class cricketer, who played eighteen matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1907 and 1908.[1] He also appeared for in one first-class game for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in 1908, and two for H. D. G. Leveson Gower's XI in 1909 and 1910. He reappeared for the MCC in a non first-class game in 1922.

Born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, Kaye was a right-handed batsman, who scored 262 runs at an average of 9.70, with a best score of 37 for Yorkshire against the MCC in his second match, at Lord's, in 1907. He took nine catches, and bowled one maiden over, for H. D. G. Leveson Gower's XI, without success.

Following service in World War I, Kaye was a lieutenant colonel, DSO, MC. He played for the Yorkshire Gentlemen for many years, and later became a member of the Yorkshire Cricket Committee. He was chairman of Marshall, Kaye and Marshall, a firm of woollen manufacturers based in Ravensthorpe.

Kaye died in November 1953 in St John's, Wakefield, Yorkshire.

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7 hours ago, ForeignGong said:

Hi

His MC Page 579 | Supplement 29438, 11 January 1916 | London Gazette | The Gazette

 

DSO Page 5568 | Supplement 29608, 2 June 1916 | London Gazette | The Gazette

The 1920 officers War book has MID 1 Jan 16, 15 Jun 16, 4Jan 17, 21 Dec 17, 9 Jul 19

 

7 hours ago, ForeignGong said:

Hi

His MC Page 579 | Supplement 29438, 11 January 1916 | London Gazette | The Gazette

 

DSO Page 5568 | Supplement 29608, 2 June 1916 | London Gazette | The Gazette

The 1920 officers War book has MID 1 Jan 16, 15 Jun 16, 4Jan 17, 21 Dec 17, 9 Jul 19

 

Thank you very much

44 minutes ago, GraemeClarke said:

Hi

 

Courtesy of NA,

 

Regards,

 

Graeme

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Thank you very much Graeme

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If my reading of the index of a group photo of the 1/4 KOYLI is correct he is the chap in the middle seated with his hands raised. Tatler 24/5/15 courtesy BNA

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15 minutes ago, Mark1959 said:

If my reading of the index of a group photo of the 1/4 KOYLI is correct he is the chap in the middle seated with his hands raised. Tatler 24/5/15 courtesy BNA

2028511509_kaye3.jpg.25b02669620636b2a0681e73cbd58d05.jpg

Thank you very much Mark

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