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Horace OPITZ

Regimental number11881
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionJewish
OccupationElectroplater
Address49 Chetwynd Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Opitz, 49 Chetwynd Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Date of death23 May 1933
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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