Gilbert Henry Sackett

FatherFrank Sackett (1848-1897)
MotherClara Jane L Griffiths (1864-1940)
Birth1895, West Ham, EssexG,1
Baptism1895, Woodford, EssexG,2
Gilbert Henry Sackett, son of Frank Sackett and Clara Jane L Griffiths, was born in West Ham, EssexG, in 18951 and baptized at Woodford, EssexG, on 24 March 1895.2
     In 1901 Gilbert was living at 1 Madiera Villas, Snakes Lanes, Woodford, EssexG, in the household of his widowed mother Clara, and was recorded in the census as Gilbert Sackett, aged six, and born in Woodford.3
     Gilbert visited New York in 1916, making the return journey as a second-class passenger on the St Paul. He was at that time a clerk, aged 21, living at 625 Cathcart Hill, Tufnell Park, London.4
     Gilbert served in the British Army during the First World War as a Second Lieutenant in the Labour Corps. He relinquished his commission on account of ill-health in 1919.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1895. Sackett, Gilbert Henry. Mother: Griffiths. W Ham. 4a:381."
  2. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Woodford, Essex, "24 Mar 1895, Gilbert Henry Sackett, father Frank Sackett, merchant's clerk, mother Clara Jane, of Woodford."
  3. 1901 England census, 1635/79
    Woodford, Essex
    1 Madiera Villas, Snakes Lanes, Woodford (St Paul's) (5+ rooms)
    Clara Sackett, head, widow, 37, dressmaker, own account at home, b. Liverpool
    Gilbert Sackett, son, 6, b. Woodford
    Ethel Sackett, dau, 16, b. Woodford
    Annie Bush, serv, single, 21, general servant domestic, b. Woodford
    Carl Philipson, boarder, single, 30, wine merchant, employer, b. Germany.
  4. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960" (Ancestry image), "Gilbert Sackett, 21, clerk, British, "St Paul" 2nd class, arr. 27 Mar 1916 Liverpool, from New York, UK address 625 Cathcart Hill, Tufnell Park, London, last permanent residence USA, intended permanent residence England."
  5. "The London Gazette" (Findmypast image), 16 Aug 1917, p 8442, "Regular Forces. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). Labour Corps. 15 July 1917. Gilbert Henry Sackett."
    9 Dec 1919, p 15274, "Infantry, Labour Corps. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. H. Sackett relinquishes his commsission on account of ill-health, 1 Nov. 1919, and retains the rank of 2nd Lt."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited15 Sep 2023

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