3rd Bn The Buffs, Walter Sackett, b. St Paul's, Ramsgate, Kent, res 2 Samens Cottages, Ramsgate, employer Mr Deveson, Turner St, Ramsgate, age 17y 11m, labourer, enlisted for 6 yrs, 29 Sep 1905.
Age 17y 11m, ht 5' 4½", wt 107lbs, chest 30½", expansion 2½", complexion fresh, hair brown, CofE, scar rt side rt knee, passed fit 30 Sep 1905.
Statement of services:
The Buffs, 3Bn, attested, Pte, 29 Sep 1905, discharged free (to support parent), 31 Mar 1906, character good, address 8 Portland Court, Ramsgate.
Mother Mary Ann, sisters Olive, Lizzie, Kate, 2 Samens Cottages, King Street, Ramsgate.
Abstract from "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915," digital image, FindMyPast (http://findmypast.co.uk).