Māori › Cyril Whitehurst Nield Born 31 December 1894 - Died 4 October 1917 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 29461 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 9th (Hawke's Bay) Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCyril Whitehurst AWMM SurnameNield AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 29461 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth31 December 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs C. Nield (mother), Albert Street, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 29461 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Mill hand/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 11 Oct 1916-28 December 1916 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon AWMM HMNZT 67 AWMM Vessel was Tofua AWMM Rifleman AWMM 12th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 9th (Hawke's Bay) Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Cyril Nield was the son of Jesse and Emily Maud Nield, of Corbett Street, Paeroa, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death4 October 1917 AWMM Age 22 AWMM Ypres, Belgium AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryPrivate C. W. Neild [sic], killed in action, formerly resided at Paeroa with his parents. He was 22 years old, and when he enlisted was in the employ of the Waihi-Paeroa Gold Extraction Company. He left New Zealand with the eighteenth reinforcements, and four months ago was wounded. (Auckland Weekly News, 1 November 1917, p. 22)Cyril Whiteburst Nield, Private 29461, Hawke's Bay Coy, 1st Bn. Wellington Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Killed in action during the third battle of Ypres in Belgium by an artillery shell 100 years ago on 4 October 1917 aged 22. Cyril was buried in an unmarked grave just behind the lines and is now remembered with honour at the Tyne Cot Memorial, NZ Apse, Panel & West- Vlaanderen, Belgium. Cyril was the eldest son of Jesse and Emily Maud (nee Birley) Nield of Paeroa and his sacrifice is remembered by the greater Nield family and his many nephews, nieces and cousins. New Zealand Herald. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameTyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Cyril Whitehurst Nield by laying a poppy. Arthur Herbert Nield Clyde Jesse Nield Cyril Whitehurst Nield Ernest Whitehurst Nield George Robert Nield Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Cyril Whitehurst Nield Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy) Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2016-2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21380673 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/847998/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/847998 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 43: 25 AWMM Auckland Weekly News AWMM Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 1 November 1917, p. 22. AWMM Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.