Stanley is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 24th September 1917; age: 23; KiA.

Residence: Tooting, London.

Enlistment Location: Kingston-on-Thames.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 103460.

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps, 123rd Coy.

Formerly S/4 109860, Royal Army Service Corps.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Tyne Cot Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel James & Mary Ann Sexton, of 73, Bickersteth Road, Tooting.




1901   Reginald Terrace, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel James Sexton, 36, a Baker & Pastry Cook – own account – at home, born Weston, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Sexton (nee Osborn), 37, born Ipswich.

Mabel Sexton, 15, born Woolwich, London.

Samuel Percy Sexton, 13, born Battersea, London.

Beatrice Daisy Sexton, 8, born Battersea.

Winifred Sexton, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   58, Southcroft Road, Tooting, London.


Stanley was 17 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Mary, 44.

Samuel, 24, a Baker & Confectioner.

Beatrice, 19, a Dressmaker.

Winifred, 12.

Olive Sexton, 9, born Ipswich.


Stanley’s father Samuel James Sexton died September 1908, Tooting, London.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Ann Sexton – mother.

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