Perce Lipscombe

Percy Morton Lipscombe (1893 - 1972)

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Percy Morton (Perce) Lipscombe
Born in Deception Bay, Queensland, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Jan 1939 in Lutwyche, Queensland, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Deception Bay, Queensland, Australiamap
Profile last modified 5 Dec 2019 | Created 5 Dec 2017
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Percy Morton Lipscombe was born in 1893. He was the younger son of Bertram Lipscombe and Alice Challenger.[1]

Percy married Glad Thomas in 1939.[2]

Percy was a farmer all his life. They retired from the poultry farm on the eastern side of Lipscombe Rd, Deception Bay to a house at 24 Bayview Terrace, Deception Bay, when it was still but a village, just a couple of hundred metres from the water. Never far from Percy's side was his close friend, Meredith-4305lJimmy Meredith, who lived with Percy and family from fifteen years of age until Glad's death in the 1980s.

Perce Lipscombe is a Military Veteran.
Served in the Australian Army Volunteer Defence Corps 1942-45
2nd Battalion

Percy served in the Volunteer Defence Corps during the Second World War, in 2nd Battalion; enlisted 23rd April 1942, discharged 21st October 1945.[3]

He passed away on the last day of 1972, of tuberculosis.[4]


  1. Queensland Birth Index #B52745/1893
  2. Queensland Marriage Index #B34288/1939
  3. Australian_War_Memorial_Nominal_roll:_Q201098_Private_Percy_Morton_Lipscombe; accessed 30 Apr 2018
  4. Queensland Death Index #B38185/1973

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