Broughton Taylor LUSCOMBE

LUSCOMBE, Broughton Taylor

Service Number: 3975
Enlisted: 29 July 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Muswellbrook, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 April 1917
Cemetery: Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II, Row B, Grave 25,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3975, 4th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3975, 4th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Medic embarkation_ship_number: A7 public_note: ''
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3975, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Sydney
18 Apr 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, 3975, 4th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3975 awm_unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-04-18

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Broughton Taylor LUSCOMBE was born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales in 1892

His parents were Robert Snelling Taylor LUSCOMBE & Mary Eleanor WEAVER

He married Nina MEYER in Sydney in 1915

He enlisted in Liverpool, NSW on 29th July, 1915 and embarked with the 4th Infantry Battalion, 12th reinforcements from Sydney on the HMAT Medic on 30th December, 1915

Broughton was Killed in Action in France on 18th April, 1917 and is buried in the Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave 25) - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial


Two of his brothers served in WW1

1. Keith Taylor LUSCOMBE (SN 2284) died of wounds on 27th July, 1916

2. Francis (Frank) Taylor LUSCOMBE (SN 5239) returned to Australia in 1919

His Mother Mary had 3 brothers serving in WW1 (MEYER)