Neil Cohen 1924 – 2017

On 20 October 1942 Neil Cohen enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force at just 18 years of age. (This would have been an exceedingly … Read more

Basil Don 1926 – 2016

Born at home on 28th January 1926 in Newland Street, Bondi Junction, Basil was the first born son of Isadore and Celia Don, both emigrants … Read more

Balfour Falk 1922 – 2009

Balfour Amiel Falk was born in Sydney on 18 October 1922. He was the third son of Rabbi Leib and Fanny Falk. His two brothers … Read more

David Falk 1916 – 1963

David Falk, the eldest son of Rabbi Leib Aisack Falk, was born in 1916 in Plymouth, England and came to Sydney when Rabbi Falk was … Read more

Sergeant Andre Ganez 1904 – 1981

Andre Ganez enlisted in the French army  about the time when war was declared against Germany in September 1939.  The “phony war” lasted until the … Read more

Philip Goldman 1915 – 2010


Philip Goldman joined the AIF early in 1940, enlisting with the 2/5 Field Artillery Regiment – Seventh Division. In October the regiment sailed on … Read more