FIELDING, George Alfred
(Service number 43336)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||23 December 1891||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|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||27th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles|
|Date||31 May 1917|
|Transport||Westralia; then transhipped to "Port Lincoln" at Sydney for Suez|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With||11 Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles|
|Last Unit Served With|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||5 September 1973||Age|
|Place of Death||Dunedin|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Taieri Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Block Z. Plot 114|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Mary and Frederick Fielding.
George's brothers Walter Charles and Frederick Fielding also served in the war.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 August 2018]; SCRoll web submission by R Evans, 12 August 2020
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Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum
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