1888 Feb 14. Born Yorkshire
1891 census at Bradfield, Yorks
1901 census at Bradfield, Yorks
1911 census at Woodland View, Oughtibridge, Sheffield
1915 Aug 31 Landed in France
1917 Feb 27 Commissioned 2nd Lt
1918 Jun 22. Citation for MC Gazetted . Sec .Lieut . Henry Basil Pett, R.F.C.—For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great courage and skill while engaged on reconnaissance and contact patrol s during operations, flying at very low altitudes under heavy rifle and machine-gun fire. On many occasions he located the enemy's line by deliberately drawing their fire from the ground . On one occasion he made a reconnaissance of a who e corps front in very bad weather , whih made it necessary for him to fly at a height of 350 ft . He was continuously under very heavy fire, but completed his reconnaissance and obtained valuable information
1919 Sep 1. Flying Officer H,. B. Pett, M.C., relinquishes the grading for pay and allowances as Flight Lt. on ceasing to be empld. as Flight Lt. (A.).
1919 Sep 29 . Transferred to unemployed list. Lt H B Pett
1920 Jan/Mar Married in Coventry to Theresa Nauen
1920 Aug 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 365. Posted to C Coy
1920 Dec 13. Resignation accepted on transfer to RAF
1923 Jan 1. Promoted Fl Lt
1923 Oct 1. Transferred to Reserve Class A
1924 Oct 21. Transferred to Reserve Class C
1925. Divorce Court File: 9610. Appellant: William James Leahy. Respondent: Adeline Leahy. Co-respondent: Henry Basil Pett. Type: Husband's petition for divorce. He later marries her
1926 Apr 6. Flight Lt. Henry Basil PETT, M.C., resigns his commission on appointment to a commission in the Auxiliary Air Force.
1928 Jan 11. No. 601 County of London (Bombing) Squadron — Flight Lt. Henry Basil PETT, M.C., resigns his commission
1938 April 29. Accident. He appears to have done a lot of dog breeding from 1929 to 1939 with a number of newspaper articles on dog shows and greyhound coursing.
1938 May 13. Chelmsford Chronicle. Mrs. Adeline Pett was fined 15/- for keeping her two dogs without licences, and her husband., Mr. Henry B. Pett, was fined 45/- for keeping his six without licences
1939 Register. He is a Greyhound Trainer living at Forest Cott Manor Road , Chigwell U.D., Essex. He is living with Adeline Tireman, who he later marries
Ran the Jasmine/Yasmin Restaurant in Brighton
1963 Nov 13 Died Lewes, Sussex aged 75