TAYLOR Charles Semmens
13824 Corporal, 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
Home Guard Service, WW2.
294 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand.

Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 3 June 1919
For conspicuous gallantry and able leadership.  At Le Quesnoy on 4th November 1918, his section was caught on the flank, but by great gallantry and skilful handling of the section he was able to turn a very dangerous situation into a brilliant success resulting in the capture of a hundred prisoners and two machine guns

Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal

Born 16 June 1895, Pahiatua, New Zealand
Died 22 April 1969, Aria, New Zealand
Buried Aria Cemetery [Block II, Plot 7]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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