Richard Sylvester Sackett

FatherLeroy Sylvester Sackett (1896-1956)
MotherLillian Quinn (c 1898-)
Richard Sylvester Sackett, son of Leroy Sylvester Sackett and Lillian Quinn, was born in PennsylvaniaG on 10 December 1925.1,2 He died aged 73 on 25 September 19993,4,5 and was buried at Riverside National Cemetery, CaliforniaG.2,6 He married in Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 19 July 1946, Gladys Baughman, daughter of August C Baughman and Ivy V Eckhardt.7
     In 1930 Richard was living at Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny CountyG, in the household of his parents Leroy and Lillian, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, aged four and born in Pennsylvania.8
     Richard served as a Private in the US Army during the Second World War from 28 December 1943 to 10 October 1945.6,3,9,10
     Richard completed a World War II draft registration card on 17 October 1945, shortly after leaving the service. He was aged 19 and was living at 1220 Fairmont Avenue, Tarentum, Allegheny CountyG.11

Children of Richard Sylvester Sackett and Gladys Baughman

Children who are or may be living are not shown.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Find a Grave.
  3. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Richard, b. 10 Dec 1925, d. 25 Sep 1999, branch Army, enlisted 28 Dec 1943, released 10 Oct 1945."
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Richard, b. 10 Dec 1925, d. 25 Sep 1999, claim date 22 Jan 1975."
  5. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Richard Sackett, b. Dec 10, 1925, d. Sep 25, 1999, SSN 163-20-1117 issued PA, residence Corona, California, 92882, county Riverside."
  6. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Richard S, Pvt, US Army, World War II, b. 10 Dec 1925, d. 25 Sep 1999, bur. Riverside National Cemetery, Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA, 29 Sep 1999, service started 30 Oct 1943."
  7. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885–1951" (Ancestry transcript), "19 Jul 1946, Allegheny, PA, Richard Sylvester Sackett, 20, father Leroy S Sackett, mother Lillian Quinn; and Gladys Baughman Hughes, 23, father August C Baughman, mother Ivy V Eckhardt."
  8. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 0618; FHL microfilm: 2341698
    Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Leroy, head, home rented $17 pm, 34, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England, grinder, steel mill
    Sackett, Lillian, wife, 32, m. at 19, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. Northern Ireland
    Sackett, Margret, dau, 11, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, David, son, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Phillip, son, 6, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Richard, son, 4 3/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, 2 7/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  9. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Richard S, b. Pennsylvania, 1925, enlisted New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, 28 Dec 1943, for duration of War, grade Private, educ 3 yrs high school, civil occ. unskilled nonprocess, single, without dependents."
  10. "Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950–1966" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Richard S, of 1116 N Murtland, Pgh [Pittsburgh], Allegheny County, PA, b. Tarentum, Allegheny County, 10 Dec 1925, served in WWII, service home 28 Dec 1943 to 14 Jun 1944, foreign 15 Jun 1944 to 14 Nov 1944, home 15 Nov 1944 to 10 Oct 1945, entered service, Pgh, PA, 28 Dec 1943, serial 13189109, separated from service, Upton, NY, 10 Oct 1945, address at entry 1220 Fairmont Ave, Tarentum, amount due 16 months domestic service $160, 5 months foreign service $75, total $235, living child Richard Robert Sackett, 214 West 7th Ave, Tarentum, age 3 yrs, living mother Lillian K Sackett, living father Leroy S Sackett, both of 1220 Fairmont Ave, signed Richard S Sackett, 22 Apr 1950, notarised 4 May 1950."
  11. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Serial W374-a, Richard Slyvester [sic] Sackett, 1220 Fairmont Ave, Tarentum, Allegheny County, PA, age 19, b. Tarentum, 10 Dec 1925, contact Mr L F Sackett, 1220 Fairmont Ave, emp. "just out of the service", race white, ht 69", wt 148, eyes blue, hair brown, complexion light, marks scar over right eye. Reg. Tarentum, 17 Oct 1945."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett Family Association descendants
Leroy Anthony "Lee" Sackett.
Last Edited9 May 2020

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