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.

01 August 2014

New on SackettFamily.info

The Sackett Family Association website has been updated with the following: