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||NZ 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
No documents available.
Researched and Written by
Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum
Currently Assigned to
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!