Eli Fielding (c.1892-1919)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

FIELDING, ELI. Gunner. No 68405. 109th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, attached 13th Battalion Tank Corps. Son of J. W. Fielding of 'North View', Golcar. Husband of F.M. Fielding, 111 Townend, Golcar. Was a member of Golcar Conservative Club. Employed as a tailor. Enlisted, 21.2.1916, and spent three years in France. On 10.6.1919 he was one of the crew of a tank which got of control and in trying to jump clear he was accidentally killed. He was 26 years of age. Buried THEUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Grave No 1.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission