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George Leonard SEXTON

Regimental number444
Place of birthKorumburra Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinThomas Sexton, Queen Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30317; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateKilled in Action 21 March 1917
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D. Grave No. 12), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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