FIELDING, Walter Charles
(Service number 36033)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 27 March 1893 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Jockey (for S Trilfor)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. Fielding (mother), 18 Dee Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

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

Military Awards

Service Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal
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


Date 17 November 1919 Reason Termination of period of engagement

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 4 June 1956 Age
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated at Bromley, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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