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Richard SEXTON

Regimental number811
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 3 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDrowned.
FateDied as a result of accident 5 October 1916
Place of death or woundingSalhia, Egypt
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTell El Kabir War Memorial Cemetery (Grave No. 46), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine SEXTON, People's Palace, King Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: James Sexton, died in service; John Sexton, died after return.

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