Howard Horatio John Saqui

1892 Apr 18 . Born Hackney, London, son of Horatio Abraham Saqui and Amy Yandall. He appears to have been Jewish (there are entries to a man with his initials in a Jewish Year Book)

1901 census, his parents are at 150, Beuthune Road, Hackney, but he is not on the return

1911 census at 121 Maida Vale , London

1915 Mar 17. Landed in France. London Regiment 3117 Private.

1916 Jul 7. Commissioned 2nd Lt. KRRC. Cadet Howard Horatio John Saqui to be temp. 2nd Lt. (on prob.).

1917 Oct 23. Posted to MGC. 2nd Lt. H. H. J. Saqui, from K.R. Rif. C., attd. 23 Oct. 1917, with seniority 7 July 1916.

1918 Jan 7. Promoted Lt. MGC. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.:— , H. H. J. Saqui

1918 Oct/Dec Married in Marylebone, London to Doris Maud Allison FRANCIS (she died in Marylebone in 1922. There was 1 child, Doris W, born 1922, died Jul/Sep 1923)

1920 Feb 10. Machine Gun Corps. Temp. Lt. H. H. J. Saqui relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt. Temp

1921 Jan 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 1398. Posted to F Coy

7 Dec 1921 Posted to Depot

21 Dec 1921 Resigned & that was cancelled

1921 Feb 25 He is on a raid with F Coy

1921 Dec 22 Posted back to F Coy

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jul 27. Leaves UK for Brisbane. A "farmer" & travels 3rd class

1924 Feb 20. Married in Queensland to Doris May Hammond.

1925 - 1958 On electoral roll in Queensland, Aus

1930 Oct 10 Gets Royal Humane Soc Bronze Medal

1949 Their only child marries

1959 Mar 22. Arrives UK from Australia. He is a "clerk" and they travel Tourist Class

1959 Aug 10. Leaves UK for Australia with wife Doris May

1961 Apr 18 Died in Queensland (father Horatio Abraham and mother Amy Yandall)


WO 339/56085