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Reginald Grove SEXTY

Regimental number776
Place of birthRoss England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInspector
AddressBeaumont Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Sexty, Beaumont Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death9 April 1966

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