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Edward Rowan Sexton

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 653 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 653 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Rowan AWMM
  • Surname
    Sexton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Edwin Rown AWMM
    • Edwin Rowan Sexton AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/456 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Stanley Road, Midhirst, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Sexton (father), Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/456 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Served as Edwin Rowan Sexton. Listed at Archives New Zealand as SEXTON, Edwin Rowan - [a.k.a. SEXTON, Edward Rowan]. Typo on the Nominal Roll, name spelled as Rown AWMM
    • Sister of Mary Kathleen Sexton (born 1893, Waimate Plains NZ - Died 1976 Hamilton NZ), Son of James Sexton (born 1855, London England - Died 1933 Auckland NZ) who married Eliza Cole in 1879 London England (Born 1855 London England - Died 1927 Auckland NZ).

      For information, Mary Kathleen Sexton married William Carroll in 1916 Auckland NZ (Born 1888 Te Aroha NZ - Died 1964 Hamilton NZ). Both are buried at Newstead Cemetery, Hamilton NZ.

      For information, I attended Mary Kathleen Sexton's (my Grandmother) Funeral, aged 13, in Hamilton. The source I quote states she died in Wellington, 1976. I believe this is incorrect - she died in Hamilton, which I have stated above. Public - Kevin David - Other Relative - 27 March 2015 - Family Record of Ancestry, prepared by Edward Joseph Carroll on 27 March 1994, son of William Carroll and Mary Kathleen Sexton, nephew of Edwin Rowan Sexton.
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About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Edward Rowan Sexton was my Great Uncle (My Father's, Mother's, Brother). As he was killed in Battle, with no children, it is appropriate that he be remembered with dignity and respect in this, the 100th year anniversary of his death, the same day as I 'discovered' his existence. Lest We Forget...
    Public - Kevin David - Other Relative - 27 March 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 October 2020KevinBirkdale, Qld., AustraliaOther relative
21 November 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
27 March 2015Kevin DavidRotorua, New ZealandOther Relative
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