Bertram Edward Sackett

(c 1884-1945)
FatherLyman Belcher Sackett (c 1840-between 1889 & 1894)
MotherCaroline Lydia Aldridge (c 1850-1894)
Bertram Edward Sackett, a locomotive foreman with the East Indian Railway, son of Lyman Belcher Sackett and Caroline Lydia Aldridge, was born in IndiaG in about April 1884.1,2 He died aged 61 in Aragram, Madras, IndiaG, on 19 June 19453,4,5 and was buried at All Saints, Bangalore, MadrasG, on 19 June 1945.6 He married at Allahabad, Bengal, IndiaG, on 26 January 1910, Maisie Millicent Mary Wordsworth, daughter of Walter Edward Paschand Wordsworth.7,8 Maisie was born in about 1889.9
     Bertram served in the East Indian Railway Volunteer Rifles during the First World War. He was awarded the Volunteer Forces Long Service & Good Conduct Medal on 7 June 1915.10

Children of Bertram Edward Sackett and Maisie Millicent Mary Wordsworth

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Josephine Gillausseyn to Chris Sackett, April 2010, born in India.
  2. Date of birth based on age at death.
  3. Website India Deaths and Burials 1719–1948 (Family Search) (, film 527431, "Bertram Edward Sackett, aged 60, d. 19 Jun 1945, bur. 19 Jun 1945, Aragram, Madras, India, marital status unknown, parents' names blank."
  4. Andrews Newspaper Index Cards (England) (Ancestry image), Statesman, 28 June 1945, "SACKETT—On the 19th June, 1945, at Madanapalle, Bertram Edward, aged 61 years and two months, dearly beloved husband of Mazie Mary. (Inserted by his broken-hearted wife)."
  5. Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, Statesman, 29 June 1945, "SACKETT—In ever-cherished and loving memory of our darling daddy, who left us for his Heavenly Home on 19th June 1945. (Inserted by his sorrowing children, Dulice, Ritchard, Audrey and Trevod.)" [Names as printed].
  6. "British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns, Deaths & Burials" (Findmypast image), "Bertram Edward Sackett, d. 19 Jun 1945, age 60, British Mercantile Assistant, bur. Bangalore All Saints, Madras, 19 Jun 1945, pulmonary tuberculosis. R M Barton, Priest."
  7. Website India Marriages 1792–1948 (Family Search) (, film 528129, "26 Jan 1910, Allahabad, Bengal, India, Bertram Edward Sackett, 26, s. Sagman Bercham Sackett sic; & Maisie Millicent Mary Wordsworth, 20, d. Walter Edmund Paschand Wordsworth."
  8. "British India Office Marriages" (Findmypast image), "All Saints Cathedral, Allahabad, Bengal, 26 Jan 1910, Bertram Edward Sackett, 26, bach, Loco Dept E I Ry, of Tundla, father Sagman Beecham Sackett [sic]; to Maisie Millicent Mary Wordsworth, 20, spinster, of Manikpur, father Walter Edmund Paschand Wordsworth. Banns. Witnesses: W E Wordsworth, C W F Wordsworth, Ivy Stewart. By G E Oldham, Chaplain."
  9. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  10. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript), "Sackett, B E, Volunteer, East Indian Railway Volunteer Rifles, award Volunteer Forces Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, 7 Jun 1915."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited26 Jun 2020

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