Profile

OLDFIELD, Walter
(Service number 6/523)

Aliases
First Rank Private Last Rank Sergeant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Sarah Ann Oldfield, Brookside Farm, Temuka, Canterbury
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 6 June 1972 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 180, Plot 624
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Walter Oldfield was the son of Henry Oldfield and his wife Sarah Ann née Sheasby. Walter was educated at Temuka School. His brother Frederick william Oldfield was killed in action in 1917 in France.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [11 November 2016]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [11 November 2016]

External Links

Related Documents

No documents available. 

Researched and Written by

Currently Assigned to

Not assigned.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Logo. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.

Tell us more

Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
Your Details
Veteran Details
- you may attach an image or document up to 10MB