George Langdale Sackett

FatherFrederick Sackett (1872-1950)
MotherFlorence Langdale (c 1876-1960)
Birth1897, St Sampson'sG,1
Death1917, FranceG,2,3,4
George Langdale Sackett, son of Frederick Sackett and Florence Langdale, was born at Les Sauvagees, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, on 2 December 1897.1 He died aged 20 in FranceG on 24 December 1917.2,3,4 He was buried in the Heudicourt Cemetery, SommeG.2
     In 1901 George was living at Sauvagees, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, in the household of his parents Frederick and Florence, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, aged three and born in St Sampson's.5
     In 1911 he was living at 2 Suffolk Terrace, Suffolk Street, Hull, YorkshireG, in the household of his parents Frederick and Florence, and was recorded as George Langdale Sackett, a schoolboy, aged 13 and born in Guernsey.6
     George served as a Lance Corporal in the East Yorkshire Regiment during the First World War. He was killed in action on the Somme.7,8

 Notes & Citations

  1. Register of Births, Guernsey (Guernsey Greffe, Royal Court House), 274/173, "2 December 1897 George Langdale s. Frederick Sackett & Florence Langdale, b. at Les Sauvagees, St Sampson's. Father's occupation: [illegible]."
  2. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (, "Sackett, George Langdale, Lance Corporal, service no. 32874, d. 24/12/1917, age 20, "C" Coy 1st Bn, East Yorkshire Regiment, United Kingdom, grave ref. F. 1., Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, son of Frederick and Florence Sackett, of 2, Suffolk Terrace, Suffolk St., Hull. Native of Guernsey. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to War Deaths, "1917. Sackett, L/Cpl George L, no. 32874, unit: E Y R."
  4. "England, Newspaper Death Notices" (Findmypast image), Hull Daily Mail, 7 Jan 1918
    Roll of Honour. Sackett.—Killed in action on December 24th, 1917, Lance-Corporal G. L. Sackett, eldest son of F. and F. Sackett, 2, Suffolk-terrace, Suffolk-street, Hull, aged 20.
  5. 1901 Channel Islands census, Sauvagees, St Sampson's, Guernsey
    Frederick SACKETT, head, M, 39, market gardener (worker), b. England
    Florence SACKETT, wife, M, 25, b. England
    Lettie SACKETT, dau, 5, b. England
    George SACKETT, son, 3, b. St Sampson's
    Agnes SACKETT, dau, 3wks, b. St Sampson's
  6. 1911 England census, 2 Suffolk Terrace, Suffolk St, Hull, Yorkshire
    5 roooms
    Frederick Sackett, head, 39, married, works foreman, paint manrs, worker, b. Kent, Elham
    Florence Sackett, wife, 35, m. 16y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. Hull
    Lettie Marion Sackett, dau, 15, milliner's apprentice, b. Hull
    George Langdale Sackett, son, 13, school, b. Guernsey
    Robert Eric Sackett, son, 6, school, b. Hull.
  7. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  8. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, George L, Private, East Yorkshire Regiment, service no. 32874, Victory Medal, British Medal. WO372/17.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsDescendants of Jabez Sackett
Last Edited11 Sep 2023

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