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LuscombeFrederick St LegerCaptainFrederick St. Leger Luscombe joined the Navy in 1870 as Naval Cadet and was promoted Midshipman in July, 1872, and Sub Lieutenant in April, 1876. As Lieutenant he served aboard Hecla in Egypt and landed with the Naval Brigade for the protection of Suakin, 1884. He held 2nd class certificates in Seamanship, Gunnery and Navigation, and 1st class in Torpedo. Promoted Commander in 1894 and Captain in 1899, Luscombe proceeded aboard HMS Doris for Transport Duties in South Africa. He served as Transport Officer at Port Elizabeth during the Boer War, 1899-1900, and after the return of Captain Sir Edward Chichester to England became Principal Transport Officer in South Africa. He was mentioned in Lord Kitchener's despatch of July, 1902, for services rendered in the Transport Department in South Africa. See the page on naval KSAs.
CB (m) (b/b), Egypt (0) (Lt HMS Hecla), QSA (1) CC (Capt RN HMS Doris), KSA (2) (Capt RN), Khedive Star. BDW May 93 £1,400.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Navy
MacbeanFLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesGordon Highlanders
MackayJ A KColonelAustralian soldier, author and politician, was born on 5 June 1859 at Wallendbeen, New South Wales. He was given command of the New South Wales Imperial Bushmen Contingent which sailed from Sydney in April 1900. The Bushmen were sent to Rhodesia and placed under the command of Sir Frederick Carrington. They moved to Mafeking in July and into the western Transvaal. Outside Zeerust, he was injured when his horse fell. He was sent to Cape Town and in November 1900 was appointed chief Staff officer for the Australian contingents.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
New South Wales contingent
MackenzieC JMajorList of CB recipients. Various sourcesCanada, Lord Strathcona's Horse
MackenzieDLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesImperial Light Horse
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