Richard Sackett

FatherAlfred Sackett (1842-1931)
MotherEliza Crideford (c 1846-1916)
Birth1889, Newton Abbot, DevonG,1
Death1917, BelgiumG,2,3
Marriage1916, Newton Abbot, DevonGAlice E Rendell4,5
Richard Sackett, son of Alfred Sackett and Eliza Crideford, was born in Newton Abbot, DevonG, in 1889.1 He died aged 27 in BelgiumG on 4 October 1917.2,3 He married at Newton Abbot, DevonG, in 1916, Alice E Rendell.4,5 Alice married second at St Thomas, DevonG, in 1918, Frederick T Lawrence, by whom she had a daughter Joyce F in 1919.6,7,8
     In 1901 Richard was living at 33 Teign Street, TeignmouthG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Eliza, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, aged twelve.9
     In 1911 he was living at 33 Teign StreetG in the household of his parents Alfred and Eliza, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, a house painter, aged 21 and born in Teignmouth.10
     Richard Sackett served in the First World War in the First Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). He was killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres. He is commemorated on the family gravestone in Teignmouth Cemetery, DevonG.11
Richard Sackett (1889–1917), Teignmouth Cemetery, Devon
(Src: Find A Grave, sprayerman)

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1889. Sackett, Richard. Mother: Crideford. Newton A. 5b:108."
  2. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.greatwar.nl), "Sackett, Richard, Private, Service no. 242237, d. 04/10/1917, aged 27, 1st Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), United Kingdom, Panel 106 to 108, Tyne Cot Memorial, son of Alfred and Elisa Sackett, of 33, Teign St., Teignmouth; husband of Alice Lawrence (formerly Sackett, nee Rendle), of 4, New St., Exmouth."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to War Deaths, "1917. Sackitt, pte Richard, no. TF/242237, unit: RWKR."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1916. Sackett, Richard. Spouse: Randell. Newton A. 5b:317."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1916. Rendell, Alice E. Spouse: Sackett. Newton A. 5b:317."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1918. Sackett, Alice E. Spouse: Lawrence. St Thomas. 5b:115."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1918. Lawrence, Frederick T. Spouse: Sackett. St Thomas. 5b:115."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1919. Lawrence, Joyce F. Mother: Sackett. St Thomas. 5b:38."
  9. 1901 England census, RG13; Piece: 2048; Folio: 59; Page: 15
    33 Teign Street, Teignmouth, Devon
    Alfred Sackett, head, 58, [occ. ?], worker, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Sackett, wife, 56, b. Devon, Bishopsteignton
    Dinah Sackett, dau, 27, general domestic servant, b. Teignmouth
    Eliza Sackett, dau, 16, general domestic servant, b. Teignmouth
    Ann Elizth Sackett, dau, 14, b. Teignmouth
    Richard Sackett, son, 12, b. Teignmouth.
  10. 1911 England census, 33 Teign St, Teignmouth, Devon
    5 rooms
    Alfred Sackett, head, 68, married, retired mariner, merchant service, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Sackett, wife, 65, m. 45y, 12 ch, 8 living, b. Devon, Bishopsteignton
    Richard Sackett, son, 21, single, house painter, builder, worker, b. Teignmouth
    Signature—Alfred made mark.
  11. Find a Grave, "In Loving Memory of Eliza Sackett, the beloved wife of Alfred Sackett, died January 2nd 1916, aged 70. Also Alfred Sackett, the beloved husband of Eliza Sackett, died April 6th 1931, aged 88. Also their beloved sons, who were drowned at sea September 14th 1900; Benjamin, aged 23; Jeremiah, aged 19. Also their son Richard Sackett, killed in action October 5th 1917, aged 27. Also their grandson Alfred J Phillips who died at Namur, Belgium, March 21st 1919, aged 20. In God's keeping."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Generation.TreeQ.3
Last Edited26 Jun 2020
 

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