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James Walker SEXTON

Place of birthSurrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Sexton, Meadowbank, Whyteleafe, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceA and I Staff; Served in Royal Artillery from 1897; transferred to Commonwealth Army 1909.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateDied of wounds 13 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Officers Section, Plot C, Row 4, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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