Jacob (Jack) Rolph Kensell 1915 – 1967

Stoker Jack Kensell

Jack Kensell (Service no S3551) served as a stoker on HMAS Perth. (His actual name was Jacob Rolph Kensell, but he signed up under the name Jack.)

He served from 13 March 1935 to 14 March 1947 and was an Acting Leading Stoker.

He married in 1940 and had a daughter and a son.

After WW2 he trained as an air-conditioning engineer and ended up as the engineer at Marrickville Hospital.

Jack Kensell died on 13 February 1967.









Information and photographs provided by Jack Kensell’s half-brother, Joe Kensell