Gordon Samuel Keesing 1888 – 1972


Gordon Samuel Keesing was born at Auckland, May 19, 1888, the eldest child of Henry ‘Harry’ Albert and Hannah Rachel Keesing (nee: Benjamin). Nancy … Read more

Trooper Samuel Kensell 1880 – 1957

Samuel Kensell was born at Spitalfields, London in 1880, while his parents of Polish birth were actually en route emigrating from Poland to Australia.

Both … Read more

Cpl Albert Kessler 1905 – 1981

Albert Kessler was born in Balmain, Sydney on 23 December 1905. He had his Bar Mitzvah at The Great Synagogue in December 1918, the first … Read more

Corporal Claude Levi 1923 – 2001

Claude Levi lived his life in Gowrie Avenue, Bondi Junction and was a student at Wellington Street Public School. He was one of eight children, … Read more

Kurt Nothman 1918 – 2007

Kurt Nothman arrived in Australia from Germany in September 1939 and joined the Australian Army in 1942, when it was decided that refugees from Europe … Read more

Captain Orwell Phillips 1913 – 1997


Orwell Phillips was born in 1913 at Tusculum, Potts Point, and educated at Sydney Grammar School and Balliol College, Oxford. He … Read more