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Patrick Sexton

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Probable entry - living with parents at Conroy's Court, Dublin Street, Longford.
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number: 4358
Date of Death: 09-02-1916
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Patrick was born c.1883 in Templemichael, Longford. Pte Sexton enlisted in Longford, and was present at the front in 1914, earning him the 1914 Star, a.k.a. the Mons Star. He was killed in action, likely at the ramparts at Ypres or the engagement at nearby Railway Wood, where the 2nd Battalion was engaged at the time. 

Parents Names:
Notes: Sexton's entry on the Register of Soldiers' Effects states that his heir was a Joseph Crosby.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry,

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