Harry Colin Sackett

(1894-1916)
FatherVincent Edward Sackett (1855-1894)
MotherElizabeth Perrett (c 1865-)
Harry Colin Sackett, son of Vincent Edward Sackett and Elizabeth Perrett, was born in Bangalore, Madras, IndiaG, on 5 June 18941 and baptized there on 23 June 1894.1 Harry served in the First World War as a lance corporal in the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), sailing for France with the British Expeditionary Force in November 1914. He was killed in action, aged 22, in FranceG on 16 September 1916.2,3,4,5,6
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. "India Births and Baptisms 1786–1947", database, FamilySearch, film 521879, "Harry Colin Sackett, b. 5 Jun 1894, bap. 23 Jun 1894, Bangalore, Madras, India, s. Vincent Edward Sackett & Elizabeth."
  2. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.greatwar.nl), "Sackett, Harry Colin, Lance Corporal, service no. 11372, d. 16/09/1916, age unknown, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), United Kingdom, Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A, Thiepval Memorial."
  3. GRO Indexes to War Deaths, 1914-1921 (National Archives), "1916. Sackett, L/Cpl Harry C, no. 11372, unit: N & D R."
  4. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards", database, Findmypast.
  5. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, Harry Colin, Private, 1st Bn, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, service no. 11372, Victory Medal, British Medal, campaign BEF 1914, disembarkation date 4 Nov 1914, killed in action 16 Sep 1916. WO372/17."
  6. "The London Gazette", digital image, Findmypast, 31 Jul 1917, p 7802, "Soldiers Balances Undisposed Of. List CCCCCV of the names of deceased Soldiers whose Personal estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled. Sackett, H. C., Lance-Corporal, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt. £25 2s 3d."
    23 Jul 1918, p 8620, "1st Re-Publication of List CCCCCV of the names of deceased Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled. Sackett, H. C., Lce.-Cpl., Notts and Derby Regt. £9 8s 6d."
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