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Rifleman Bernard Oppenheim was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1888, in Islington, the son of Dutch-born cattle salesman Eliazer and Eve Oppenheim (néé Davidson), of London. At the time of the 1911 census, the younger Oppenheim was working as a salesman's clerk while living with his family at 35 Parkhurst Road. He married in 1915, to Mary Ann Dobby, of Great Yarmouth.

Oppenheim died on 30 November 1917, in the Battle of Cambrai, while serving with the 10th Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps. An older brother, Henry, a lance corporal in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, died in 1918.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Cambrai Memorial.

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