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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- George Henry Puckett -

Unknown person Name : George Henry Puckett

Son of : Edwin and Mary Anne Puckett (née Cracknell), of Cowes, Isle of Wight; husband of Edith Puckett, of 41, Burritt Rd., Norbiton, Surrey.

Born : 1885, East Cowes.

Married : 1910, Edith Clements, at Kingston, Surrey.
  Census information :

1891 : Edwin and Mary Puckett, with their children including George aged 6, are at 3, Falcon Terrace, Marsh Road, East Cowes. Edwin Puckett is a Sailor.

1901 : George Puckett, aged 16, is a Boarder with the Obree family at 14 Market Hill, Cowes. George Puckett is a Baker's Assistant.

1911 : George Puckett, aged 25, is a Private with the 1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment at Salamanca Barracks, Aldershot.

Education :

Attended Parkhurst / Hunnyhill School (when he and a brother, James, were at the Union Workhouse in Parkhurst)
  Service Details :

Corporal 7261 George Puckett, 1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 20 January 1915 aged 29.

Buried at : Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Hainault, Belgium.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 09
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 10 (appears twice on Memorial)
Newport St Paul's Church Parish War Memorial WW I
Whippingham St Mildred's Church Roll of Honour WW I

  Photo Gallery :

In his adopted home town his name appears on the Memorial plaque at St Peter's Church, Norbiton.

  Acknowledgments :

Valerie Diebelius, who is recording the Registers of Parkhurst and Hunnyhill Schools

Norbiton information and photograph provided by : Graeme Hodge.
  Page status :
Page last updated : July 2012


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