FIELDING, George Alfred
(Service number 43336)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 23 December 1891 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Jockey
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. Fielding (mother), 18 Dee Street, Timaru
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 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

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 5 September 1973 Age
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Taieri Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block Z. Plot 114
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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