THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
AUSTIN William Semmers
23/2, Major, 1 NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 3 June 1916
For distinguished service in the field (Senussi Campaign)

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 21 June 1916
In connection with operations on the Western Front

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 May 1918
Honours despatch for period 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918 (Inclusive)

Croix de Guerre (France)
Gazetted 17 December 1917
For distinguished services rendered during the course of the campaign
AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches (2)
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration
NZ Long and Efficient Service Medal
Croix de Guerre (France)

NOTES
Born 1871, St Just, Cornwall, England
Died 31 August 1931, Wellington, NZ