|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Brother, James Harold Truscott, Waratah Road, Broadmeadows, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 5 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Flying Corps, No 4 Squadron, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||8/7/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Flying Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 17 January 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 27 March 1917, and marched in to Australian Flying Corps Depot, Perham Downs.
Transferred to 71st Squadron, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, 2 April 1917.
On Command, Cadet Bn, Oxford, 6 July 1917.
Attached as 2nd Air Mechanic (Cadet) to 29th Training Squadron, Shawbury, 9 August 1917; transferred to 30th Traiing Squadron, Shawbury, 13 September 1917.
Qualified as Flying Officer (Pilot), appointed 2nd Lieutenant, and posted to AFC, 27 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1917; marched out to 68th Squadron, 23 November 1917.
Promoted Lieutenant, 27 January 1918.
On leave, 15 February 1918; rejoined Squadron from leave, 2 March 1918.
Admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 27 May 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to England, 30 May 1918 (flying sickness), and admitted same day to London General Hospital; discharged to RAF Board, 2 July 1918; marched in to 6th Training Squadron, 23 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 10 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; apppointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 12 June 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TRUSCOTT Lewis Septimus|