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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Lilly" Lillian Amelia LUSCOMBE / GERSCH

Born 15 July 1921 in Moora, Western Australia [98]
Daughter of Charles Edward LUSCOMBE and Mary Amelia CARROLL [4: 7-Oct-1960]
Resided with her parents in Three Springs, where her father was the local Postmaster [19]
Began her schooling in February 1927 at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs [98]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Friday 6 December 1929 as a "Nurse" [4: 14-Dec-1929]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held at the Agricultural Hall in Three Springs on 28 November 1930 [4: 6-Dec-1930]
Member of the Three Springs Methodist Church Sunday School in 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Attended the Children's Fancy Dress Ball held in Three Springs on Thursday 21 December 1933 as a "Tennis Girl" [4: 23-Dec-1933]
Won 2nd prize for "Distant Farm Life" in the Photography section of the Three Springs Agricultural Show in 1935 [5: 27-Sep-1935]
Performed a tap dance at the Annual Concert of the Dominican Convent School held in Three Springs on 21 August 1936 [5: 28-Aug-1936]
Competed at the Three Springs District Schools Athletic Championships in Three Springs on Saturday 26 September 1936 [5: 9-Oct-1936]
     She came 3rd in the 14 Years Girls Running Race, 14 Years & Over Girls Flag Race and 14 Years & Over Girls Time Skip [5]
Attended the Annual Catholic Ball in Three Springs on 3 June 1937 dressed in pale blue marocain trimmed with pink [5: 11-Jun-1937]
Played the piano at the farewell to William M. and Margaret K. CARMODY in Three Springs on Monday 12 July 1937 [5: 16-Jul-1937]
Attended the Farewell Social & Dance held for Vincent & May TIPPETT in Three Springs on Monday 28 July 1941 [4: 2-Aug-1941]
Telephonist and later Postal Assistant in Three Springs 1943-1947 [19] [P42]
Member of the Younger Set of the Three Springs branch of the Country Women's Association in 1943 [4: 25-Sep-1943]
Supplier of music at the Farewell Dance for George & Nellie MEYER in Three Springs on Saturday 13 February 1943 [4: 20-Feb-1943]
Bridesmaid at the wedding of her lifelong friend Ivy M. HOWARD to Albert E. ROJO in Three Springs on 16 March 1943 [4: 3-Apr-1943]
Married Edgar Victor GERSCH in Perth in 1952 [66]
Resided with her husband on farmland in Bowgada, West Perenjori for at least the years 1952-1970 [19]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Mount Lawley [2]
Died 8 September 2004; buried Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Perth WA (Hovea Court, 1539) [2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Lillian Amelia Luscombe / Gersch' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 August 2022 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/lillian-amelia-luscombe [reference list]




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