04 August 2014

First World War Centenary








You are remembered





Sackett descendants who served in the First World War

  • Baylis, James Henry (1896–1922). British soldier, Royal Garrison Artillery, First World War, Victory Medal (Territorial Force), British War Medal, died of tuberculosis contracted in the trenches. 
  • Baylis, Robert William (1897–1944). Rifleman, 5th Company City of London Rifles, First World War, British Expeditionary Force, France, 1915. 
  • Duell, Holland Sackett (1881–1942). Major, 30th Field Artillery, 77th Division, First World War, DSC for gallantry, later Colonel.
  • Miller, John Benjamin (1886–1918). Sergeant, 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment, 1916–1918, First World War, Western Front, France, killed in action 16 Oct 1918. 
  • Robertson, Cecil Howie (1892–1916). Private, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), killed in action, northern France, First World War.
  • Sackett, Alfred Barrett (Rev), OBE (1862–1951). Chaplain to the Forces, Gibraltar, 1904–1919; appointed OBE 1919. 
  • Sackett, Alfred Barrett MC, MA (1895–1977). Captain, Northumberland Fusiliers, First World War, MC for gallantry in field, wounded 1917 France.
  • Sackett, Boyd (1901–1952). Private, US Army, 1918–1919, First World War.
  • Sackett, Caleb Frank (1896–1973). Corporal, 56th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, First World War, wounded, Western Front, France, 1918.  
  • Sackett, Earl LeRoy (1897–1970). US Navy First World War, Rear Admiral, US Navy, Second World War, Navy Cross for heroism, Philippines.
  • Sackett, Frederick Henry (1893–1916). Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action, France, First World War.
  • Sackett, George Langdale (1897–1917). Lance Corporal, East Yorkshire Regiment, England, killed in action, Somme, France, First World War.
  • Sackett, George William (1899–1982). Private, Middlesex Regiment, First World War.
  • Sackett, Harry Colin (1894–1916). Lance Corporal, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), England, killed in action, France, First World War. 
  • Sackett, Henry Allen (1892–). Private, Machine Gun Corps, Australian Imperial Force, First World War.
  • Sackett, Henry William (1895–1917). Private, Wiltshire Regiment, killed in action, Iraq, First World War. 
  • Sackett, Herbert Joel (1895–1990). Private, US Army, 1918, First World War.
  • Sackett, Irving Dewitt (1895–1974). Private, US Marine Corps, First World War, 1918–19.
  • Sackett, John James (1880–). Soldier, 234th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, 1916–, First World War.
  • Sackett, John Thomas Edward (1897–). Sailor, Royal Navy, Chatham, Kent, First World War, enlisted January 1916; transferred to Royal Air Force August 1920. 
  • Sackett, Lee Robert (1886–1958). Cook, Company A, 310 Engineers (the Polar Bears), First World War, Russia.
  • Sackett, Richard (1889–1917). Soldier, First Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), First World War, killed in action, Third Battle of Ypres. 
  • Sackett, Richard Edward (1868–1933). Private, 3rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, First World War.
  • Sackett, Richard Rupert (1896–1916). Private, 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, First World War, killed in action, Somme, France. 
  • Sackett, Robert John (1880–1944). Private (driver), Northamptonshire Regiment, Middlesex Regiment, Royal Army Service Corps, First World War, France (1915–16 & 1917–18).
  • Sackett, Timothy Patrick (1893–1957). Driver, Royal Field Artillery, First World War.
  • Sackett, Vincent Eli John (1884–1958). Bombardier, 34th Battery Royal Field Artillery (in 1911); Dorset Regiment and Indian Army Service Corps, First World War, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Sackett, Walter (1889–1961). Corporal, 56th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, First World War, Western Front, France. 
  • Sackett, Walter Morgan (1885–1975). Major, US Army, 1917–19, First World War, France, 1918–19.
  • Sackett, William (1883–1966). Soldier, 180th Battalion, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, 1916, First World War.
  • Sackett, William James (1884–1964). Private, 18th Light Trench Mortar Battery, Australian Imperial Force, First World War.
  • Smith, George C (c1877–1915). Corporal, Australian Imperial Forces, killed in action, Dardanelles, First World War.
  • Timcke, Charles Henry (1894–1916). First World War, died of wounds, France.

Blog posted 4 August 2014, marking the 100th anniversary of the day Britain entered the First World War.

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