Thomas Alfred Sackett
|Father||John Kemp Sackett (1839-1880)|
|Mother||Mary Ann Doe (1847-1912)|
In 1881 Thomas was living at 1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his widowed mother Mary, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in Stratford, Essex.3
Thomas served in the British Army in the 4th Essex Regiment, enlisting at Warley, EssexG, on 17 August 1889. He saw service in Cyprus, India, and in South Africa during the Second Boer War. He was discharged in 1902. He re-enlisted on 17 August 1903, joining the Royal Garrison Regiment. He again served in South Africa, and was discharged in November 1905.4
Notes & Citations
- General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1871. Sackett, Thomas Alfred. Mother: Doe. W. Ham. 4a:20."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1948. Sackett, Thomas F, 75. Essex S W."
- 1881 England census
RG11, piece 1703, folio 90, p. 11, GSU roll 1341406
1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, Essex
Mary Sackett, head, wid, 34, laundress, b. Essex, Havering
Sarah M Sackett, dau, 14, jute spinner, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
Mary Jane Sackett, dau, 13, jute shifter, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
Thomas Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
Alfred Sackett, son, 7, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
Emily E Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
Ellen Sackett, dau, 3, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford.
- "British Army Service Records" (Findmypast image).
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3 (English)|
|Last Edited||14 Nov 2016|