FIELDING, Walter Charles
(Service number 36033)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||27 March 1893||Place of Birth||Pleasant Point|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Occupation||Jockey (for S Trilfor)|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. Fielding (mother), 18 Dee Street, Timaru|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||24th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles|
|Date||19 April 1917|
|Transport||Moeraki; then transfer to Port Sydney at Sydney for Suez|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With||8 Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||17 November 1919||Reason||Termination of period of engagement|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||4 June 1956||Age|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated at Bromley, Christchurch|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Mary and Frederick Fielding.
Walter's brothers Frederick and George Alfred Fielding also served in the war.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 August 2018]; SCRoll web submission by R Evans, 12 August 2019
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Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum
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