Albert Edward Sackett

FatherJames Uriah Miller Sackett (1857-1925)
MotherHarriet Mirams (1858-1950)
Albert Edward Sackett, son of James Uriah Miller Sackett and Harriet Mirams, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 23 May 1894.1,2,3 He died aged about 85 in SurreyG in 1979.4
     In 1901 Albert was living at 7 Bristol Place, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents James and Harriet, and was recorded in the census as Albert Sackett, aged six and born in Ramsgate.5
     In 1911 he was living at 158 High Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents James and Harriet, and was recorded as Albert Sackett, draper's assistant, aged 16 and born in Ramsgate.6
     Albert served in the First World War in the 67th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, part of the 22nd Division. He enlisted at Canterbury, KentG, on 27 July 1915. He served in France with the British Expeditionary Force from September to November 1915. The division then became part of the British Salonika Army, with which he served until discharge in February 1919.7
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Albert was living at 55 Boundary Road, Ramsgate, KentG, with his mother Harriet. He was a waiter in a RAF officers' mess.8
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1894. Sackett, Albert Edward. Mother: Mirams. Thanet. 2a:907."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Jun qtr 1979. Sackett, Albert Edward, b. 23 May 1894. Surrey Mid Eastern. 17:0138."
  5. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, 825/41
    7 Bristol Place, Ramsgate, Kent
    James U Sackett, head, married, 46, house painter, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate
    Florence Sackett, dau, 17, b. Ramsgate
    Lilian Sackett, dau, 13, b. Ramsgate
    James Sackett, son, 12, b. Ramsgate
    Albert Sackett, son, 6, b. Ramsgate.
  6. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, RG14, piece 4518, schedule 135
    158 High St, Ramsgate, Kent
    6 rooms
    James Uriah Sackett, head, 58, married, house painter, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Harriett Sackett, wife, 52, m. 33y, 8 ch, 4 living, b. Ramsgate
    Edith [surname blank], dau, 29, married, b. Ramsgate
    Florence Fagg, dau, 27, married, b. Ramsgate
    Lillian [surname blank], dau, 23, married, b. Ramsgate
    Albert Sackett, son, 16, drapers porter, b. Ramsgate
    Harold Brown, nephew, 14, b. London, Greenwich.
    [The married daughters, Edith and Lillian, are found in the 1911 census in their own households and were listed here incorrectly.]
  7. "British Army Service Records, 1914–1920", digital image, Findmypast.
  8. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 55 Boundary Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1764F/004/2, Harriett Sackett, b. 8 Nov 1858, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1764F/004/3, Albert A E Sackett, b. 23 May 1894, single, waiter RAF officers mess.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited9 November 2016

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