Hyam Ospovat

Alias George Haven Haim Ospovat

Born 1888

Place Dvinsk (Daugavpils, Latvia)

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Roman Catholic

Father David Ospovat

Mother Rebecca


Wife Ella Ada Ospovat (nee Hughes), married 1918, Sydney; son Leslie Bruce b. 1918

Residence before arrival at Australia England

Arrived at Australia
from Wellington, NZ
on 30.05.1917
per Moeraki

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, NSW

Occupation Ship steward, cook

enlisted 23.07.1917
POE Newcastle, NSW
discharged 24.07.1917 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Sydney, Longreach, Queensland

Died 8.02.1920, Flinders River, Queensland, drowned


Application to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Alien registration 1 2 (NAA)

Family tree on Ancestry.com

Blog article



Newspaper articles

A Russian's complaint. - Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 7 November 1917, p. 8.