Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Broughton Taylor Luscombe (1890–1917)

Broughton Luscombe, n.d.

Broughton Luscombe, n.d.

Australian War Memorial, P08624-074

Mrs. Broughton Luscombe, of Hurlstone Park, has received information that her husband, Corporal B. T. [Broughton Taylor] Luscombe was killed in action in France on April 18. Corporal Luscombe enlisted in July, 1915, together with his two brothers, Keith and Frank. Both Corporal Luscombe and his brother Keith received wounds last July at Pozieres, the latter's wounds proving fatal. Corporal Luscombe returned to the front in October. Mrs. Luscombe's brother, Private Ernest Meyer, was also killed in July last, and she has two brothers still serving.

Original publication

Additional Resources

Citation details

'Luscombe, Broughton Taylor (1890–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 June 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Broughton Luscombe, n.d.

Broughton Luscombe, n.d.

Australian War Memorial, P08624-074

Life Summary [details]


February, 1890
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia


18 April, 1917 (aged 27)
Demicourt, France

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service