Born 20 September 1912
Died of wounds 1 August 1944
Buried at Reed Cemetery, New River, TN

Private First Class
16th Infantry Regiment, Company A

Father: Jasper R. Sexton
Mother: Emma Jane Phillips Sexton

Arthur was wounded in the shoulder during World War II, April 21, 1943 in North Africa and received a Purple Heart. He was returned to active duty and was killed in action August 1, 1944 in Brécy, France.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 September 1912
  • Date of death: 1 August 1944
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: New River
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 16th Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Reed Cemetery, New River, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Middle Panel
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