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Henry Charles DALITZ

Regimental number297
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
AddressDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Dalitz, Dimboola, Victoria
Previous military service73rd Infantry
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2578 Sergeant Alwin Clarence DALITZ, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 2579 Pte Frederick William DALITZ MM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 277 Pte Carl Walter DALITZ, 6th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1972

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