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Reginald William Sephton

Reginald William Sephton

Date of Birth

21 May 1893


Borough Road College

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Fusiliers, B.E.F., 13th Battalion

Theatre of war

France, Europe

Date of death

17 November 1916


Thiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A)


Private Reginald William Sephton was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Sephton. He attended Borough Road College for two years before graduating with an Intermediate Arts qualification. Whilst at the college he played rugby. He is listed as being destined for a school in Derby. In September of 1914 he enlisted into the 13th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. He was killed on 17 November 1916 at the end of the Battle of the Somme. His body was not found.


Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/8 [BRCRU008], Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1914 Annual Reports, Commonwealth War Graves Commission