Dennis Siddall Fielden Born 17 November 1918 - Died 24 April 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Service number203624 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMMAir Force AWMM Last rankSecond Lieutenant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDennis Siddall AWMM SurnameFielden AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number203624 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth17 November 1918 AWMM Place of birthSaint Albans, Hertfordshire, England AWMM Birth notesSt Albans, England AWMM Occupation before enlistmentSalesman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr F. Fielden (father), England AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMMAir Force AWMM Service number203624 AWMM Military serviceRoyal Artillery AWMMRoyal Air Force AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMMMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSecond Lieutenant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served seven years with Royal Artillery and Royal Air Force (RAF)Served with Kayforce 1950-51"A few individuals would in due course receive tangible recognition of their services, though the strict quotas imposed on the award of decorations ensured that some worthy cases missed out. On Ferguson's [Lt-Col Ian Bruce Ferguson] recommendation, Hunt was awarded an immediate mention in despatches. So, too, was Fielden, posthumously; the death of this popular and unassuming officer, the regiment's first battle casualty, had been much regretted by officers and men alike." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 138) AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death32 AWMM Date of death24 April 1951 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 2 May 1951, p. 8. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Dennis Siddall Fielden by laying a poppy. William Oswald Thompson Field Alfred James Fielden Dennis Siddall Fielden Herbert Royle Fielden Alfred Valentine Fielder Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Dennis Siddall Fielden Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand Defence Force. Roll of Honour. Personnel who have died on operational service since 3 September 1945.http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/info/roll-of-honour/index.htmlSources UsedNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsK-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996).Volume II: Combat Operations, pp. 77, 99-100, 121, 124, 138, 147, 371, 376, 403, 438 n55, 441 n136. [photo of D.S. Fielden pp. 94-95] AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNZ Herald, 2 May 1951, p. 8. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.