Sackett, George William.

Short Service Attestation:
Enlistment at Birchington, Kent, 5 Feb 1901, in East Kent Regiment "The Buffs", George William Sackett, b. Birchington, Kent, age 20, plasterer.
Description:
Age 20, ht 5' 5", 130lbs, chest 3334, complexion sallow, eyes blue, hair brown, CofE, passed fit 29 Jan 1901 at Birchington.
Statement of services:
Joined at Canterbury 5 Feb 1901, The Buffs, attested 5 Feb 1901, discharged 6 Jun 1902.
Military history:
Home 5 Feb 1901 to 26 Mar 1901, 50 days; S Africa 27 Mar 1901 to 6 Jun 1902, 1 yr 72 days; total 1 yr 122 days; campaigns South African 190102; medals S African Medal 190102 & clasps C Colony, O F State. Father George, mother Louise, 3 Dartford Villas, Crescent Rd, Birchington, brother Frederick, sister Kate.

Abstract from "British Army Service Records, 17601915," digital image, FindMyPast (http://findmypast.co.uk).