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FIDLER, F., Sergt., 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Gds. He joined in 1916, and in October was drafted to France, where he fought at Arras, Vimy Ridge, Messines, Lens and Cambrai and the Battles of the Somme, the Marne, Bapaume, Cambrai, Ypres and Le Cateau, and was present at the entry into Mons on Armistice Day. He then served in Germany at Cologne until May 1919, when he returned home, and was demobilised. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
111, Elsinore Road, Forest Hill, S.E.23.
FIDO, W. C., L/Corporal, K.O. (Y.L.I.) He enlisted in 1905, and at the commencement of war proceeded to France, and fought in the Retreat from Mons, the Battles of Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, and Hill 60. He was unhappily killed in action during the fierce fighting at Loos on September 26th, 1915, and was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His life for his Country, his soul to God."
2, St. John's Road, Deptford, S.E.8.
FIELD, A., Private, R.A.M.C. He volunteered in September 1914, and early in the following year crossed to France, where be was wounded, Invalided home, he returned on recovery to his unit, and was present at many notable engagements, including those at Arras and Monchy, but was unfortunately again wounded and sent home. Later he was engaged on light duties until demobilised in March 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
102, Oareboro Road. Deptford, S.E.8.
FIELD, A., Private, Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regt). Six months after volunteering in November 1915 he was drafted to France, and attached to the R.E., was engaged in tunnelling. He took part in several engagements, but was taken prisoner in 1917, at the Battle of Arras and interned at Wittenburg Camp, where he suffered great privations. He was demobilised in March 1919, three months after his release, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
40, Doggett Road, Catford, S.E.6.
FIELD, C.O.W., Sick Berth Attendant, R.N. Hospital. He joined in October 1917, and for a time served at the Royal Naval Hospital, Devonport, tending the sick and wounded. Later he was transferred to Scotland, where he did similar work until demobilised in March 1919. Throughout he rendered the most valuable services.
15, Costa Street, Peckham, S.E.15.
FIELD, F. C. (M.M.), Bombardier, R.F.A. He volunteered in April 1915, and was retained on important duties with his Battery until January, 1917 when he was drafted to the Western Front. Here he took part in the fighting at Arras and in numerous other engagements, and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry at Ypres. Severely wounded in September 1918 during the Advance, he was invalided home and in February 1919 was discharged, holding in addition to the Military Medal, the General Service and Victory Medals.
10, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.
FIELD, H., Rflmn., 15th London Regt. (Civil Service Rifles.) Volunteering in June 1915, he was drafted in February of the following year to the Western Front, where after a few months' service he contracted fever. He was sent into hospital at the Base, but later came to England and was subsequently discharged as medically unfit in March 1916. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
64, Goodwood Road, New Cross, S.E.14.
FIELD, H, Private, Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regt). He volunteered in June 1915, and was drafted to France in the following May. He took part in various engagements. including those on the Somme and at Vimy Ridge, and also fought in the Battle of Arras. In 1917 he proceeded to Italy, but afterwards returned to France, and was wounded in the Retreat in March 1918. Invalided home, he was subsequently demobilised in March 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
40, Doggett Road, Catford, S.E.6.
FIELD, H., Sergt., 7th Wiltshire Regiment. Volunteering in September 1914, he landed a year later in France, where he served for a few weeks. Transferred to Salonika, he was in action on the Doiran and Vardar fronts, and returning to the Western Front was killed in action during the Advance of 1918. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Great deeds cannot die."
38, Alfreton Street, Walworth, S.E.17
FIELD, H. R., Sergt., Royal Naval Division. Volunteering in November 1915, he was sent to France in September of the following year, and was in action at Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, Bullecourt, Messines, Ypres, Paaschendaele, Cambrai and numerous other engagements. He served in this theatre of war until the Armistice, after which he returned home and was demobilised in March 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
27, Derwent Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
FIELD, S. H., Private, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) Having volunteered in January 1915, he was drafted to France in the following March, and served as a driver in the Motor Transport Section, conveying supplies to the lines. He was also engaged as an ambulance driver in various sectors, including those of the Somme, Vimy Ridge and Ypres, and was mentioned for his valuable services. After the Armistice he proceeded to Germany with the Army of Occupation, with which he served until April 1919, when he was demobilised, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
274. Langley Road, Catford, S.E.6.
FIELD, W., Private, 7th Wiltshire Regiment. He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year embarked for France, and fought at Loos. He then proceeded to Salonika, and was in action throughout the Balkan campaign, but in 1918 returned to the Western Front, and took part in the Allied Advance of that year. Demobilised in March 1919, he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
38, Alfreton Road, Walworth, S.E.17.
FIELD, W., Pte., Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regiment). Mobilised in 1914, he was drafted to the Western Front in the same year, and whilst in that theatre of war fought in many battles, including those of Hill 60, Ypres and Loos. In 1916 he was reported missing, but was afterwards presumed to have been killed in action. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Whilst we remember, the sacrifice is not in vain."
64, Leahurst Road, Lewisham, S.E.13.
FIELD, W., Staff Sergt., (R.E.) He volunteered in February 1915, and crossing to the Western Front in the same year served in various sectors until the close of the war. During this period he was engaged on important duties in the Ypres salient, and did excellent work at Abbeville for over three years. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in March 1919.
67, Christchurch Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
FIELD, W. R., Private, R.A.O.C. He joined in April 1917, and after a brief training served at various stations on duties of an important nature. He also did much valuable work in repairing guns, but was not able to obtain a transfer overseas before hostilities ceased. In November 1919 he was demobilised.
38, Alfreton Street, Walworth, S.E.17.
FIELDING, W. H., A.B., Royal Navy. He joined in May 1917, at eighteen years of age, and in the next month was sent to H.M.S. "Ceres" to the North Sea. Here he was engaged on important patrol duties, often in mine-infested areas. He was present at the sinking of H.M.S. "Cassandra" and assisted in rescuing the crew. In 1918 he was sent to Russian waters, where he served until February of the following year, when he returned home, and was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
45, Woodpecker Road, New Cross, S.E.14.
FIFIELD, F. H., Pte., Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. He joined in February 1917, and after his training was completed, was drafted to the Western Front. Whilst overseas he served in the 2nd Battle of the Somme, and was severely wounded and taken prisoner in April 1918. He was sent to the Prisoners of War Camp Hospital at Tourcoing, where he died from his injuries on the 23rd of the same month. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Thinking that remembrance, though unspoken, may reach him where he sleeps."
54, Kimberley Road, Nunhead, S.E.15.
FIGG, L. C., Driver, R.F.A. He was mobilised from the Reserve in August 1914, and was forthwith drafted to France, where he took part in the Retreat from Mons, and was wounded and invalided home. After his recovery he rejoined his unit, and did good work as a driver in the Battle of the Somme, and at Vimy Ridge. and many subsequent engagements until the conclusion of hostilities. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Servide and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in February 1919.
65, Milton Court Road, New Cross, S.E.14.
FIGG, T. H., A.B., Royal Navy. Volunteering in the Merchant Service in November 1915, he served aboard the "Mongolia" and "Mooltan" on transport work for upwards of two years, and in 1917 joined the Royal Navy. Posted to H.M.S. "Temeraire," he did good work in that ship during the later stages of the war, and was present at the internment of the surrendered German Fleet at Scapa Flow. His ship was later engaged on patrol duties in the North and Mediterranean Seas, and was afterwards sent to the Black Sea. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, in addition to the Mercantile Marine War Medal, and in 1920 was still serving.
17, East Dulwich Grove, S.E.22.
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