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Edward Herbert SACKETT

Regimental number1138
Place of birthFaversham, Kent, England
Other NamesEdmond Herbert
SchoolChurch of England Educational School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address3 Prefect's Cottages, Birchington, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Sackett, 3 Prefect's Cottages, Birchington, England
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row R, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa SACKETT, 3 Parfects Cottages, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, England

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