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Stanley William SEMKEN

Regimental number4535
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Address2 York Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Semken, 1 York Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2715 Pte Walter James SEMKEN, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917; 966 Pte Arthur Clement SEMKEN, 21st Bn, killed in action, 6 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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