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Kingsley Howard LUSCOMBE

Regimental number509
Place of birthKadina South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationMason
AddressWaring Street, Kadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Luscombe, Waring Street, Kadina, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20.10
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 8), fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kadina Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Robert (d. 27 October 1902, aged 39; bu. Kadina Cemetery) and Lily (d. 19 July 1925, aged 59.11; bu. Kadina Cemetery) LUSCOMBE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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