Private Robert Semmens

Service number 3121
Birth Date 1898-12-06
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Death Date 1916-07-25
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Robert Semmens (3121, 9th Battalion) was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 6 December 1898. He enlisted in June 1915. Robert was killed in the battle of Pozieres on 25 July 1916. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. He was 17 years 7 months. Robert’s brother Private William Henry Semmens served in the 25th Infantry Battalion.



Date of birth 06 December 1898
Date of enlistment 28 June 1915
Date of embarkation 05 October 1915
Date of death 25 July 1916
Date of fate 25 July 1916