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Herbert Semmens

Corporal

38th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Miss E. Tolliday
  • Plaque: 3403

Additional Info

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Biography

Herbert James Semmens was born in Toongabbie, but enlisted from Gardenvale on 1th January 1916. He was 27 years old, married, and a civil servant. He was posted to the 38th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2282A. He was promoted to Corporal during his service. On 13th October 1917 he was killed in action at Passchendaele. His name is on the Menin Gates Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 3403

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour