Frederick Henry Sackett

(1893-1916)
FatherFrederick Charles Sackett (1870-1925)
MotherClarissa Mary Wood (c 1868-1903)
Frederick Henry Sackett, son of Frederick Charles Sackett and Clarissa Mary Wood, was born in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, in September 1893.1,2,3 He died aged 23 in FranceG on 20 September 1916.4,5 He was buried at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, FranceG.6
     In 1901 Frederick was living at 20 Bath Street, Brighton, SussexG, in the household of his parents Frederick and Clarissa, and was recorded in the census as Frederick H Sackett, aged seven and born in St Peter's, Kent.7
     Fred attended the British Boys School, Ipswich, SuffolkG, from 17 June 1901, having previously attended a school in Brighton. The family were living at Princes Street. He left on 30 May 1904 when the family moved from Ipswich.8
     Frederick enlisted in the First World War in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, serving as a Private. He was killed in action on the Western Front in France. His brother Richard had also been killed in action, just three days earlier.
     Administration of Frederick's estate was granted on 15 May 1917 to his father. His estate was valued at £44.9
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1893. Sackett, Frederick Henry. Mother: Wood. Thanet. 2a:881."
  2. Census.
  3. School record.
  4. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.greatwar.nl), "Sackett, Frederick Henry, Private, service no. 1416, d. 20/09/1916, aged 23, "C" Coy. 14th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment, United Kingdom, grave ref. I. G. 9., Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, son of Frederick Charles Sackett, of "Glyn Garth," 24, Egerton Rd., Heaton Chapel, Cheshire. Casualty Type:     Commonwealth War Dead."
  5. GRO Indexes to War Deaths, 1914-1921 (National Archives), "1916. Sackett, pte Frederick H, no. 1416, unit: Warw."
  6. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.greatwar.nl), "Sackett, Frederick Henry, Private, service no. 1416, d. 20/09/1916, aged 23, "C" Coy. 14th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment, United Kingdom, grave ref. I. G. 9., Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, son of Frederick Charles Sackett, of "Glyn Garth," 24, Egerton Rd., Heaton Chapel, Cheshire. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead."
  7. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 929/22v
    20 Bath Street, Brighton (St Peter), Sussex
    (5+ rooms)
    Frederick C Sackett, head, married, 31, provision merchant manager, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Clarissa M Sackett, wife, 33, b. Whitstable, Kent
    Theodora C B Sackett, dau, 11, b. Whitstable
    Gladys M Sackett, dau, 9, b. Herne Bay, Kent
    Frederick H Sackett, son, 7, b. St Peter's, Kent
    Richard R Sackett, son, 4, b. Ramsgate.
  8. "National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870–1914", digital image, Findmypast, British Boys School, Ipswich, Suffolk, "No. 5572, adm 17 Jun 1901, Sackett, Fred H, b. Sep 1893, of Princes St, last sch Brighton, std 1, left 30 May 1904, left Ipswich."
  9. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Frederick Henry of Glyn Garth 24 Egerton-road Heaton Chapel Stockport Lancashire a private in the 14th service battalion Royal Warwickshire regiment died 20 September 1916 in France while in actual military service Administration Manchester 15 May 1917 to Frederick Charles Sackett chief inspector for Maypole Dairy Company. Effects £44 2s. 6d."
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Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited9 November 2016