Sergeant Tom Illenden FIELDING

Service No: 408142
Born: Penguin TAS, 29 March 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 January 1941
Unit: No. 114 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station West Raynham
Died: Air Raid, Norfolk, 12 June 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Percy and Edith Ann Fielding, of Penguin, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Penguin TAS
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Sergeant Fielding (Wireless Air Gunner) was killed on 12 June 1942 during a bombing raid. He was in the Eagle Hotel, Kings Lynn, Norfolk and was off duty at the time of the raid. Seven others in the hotel were missing after the raid.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/112/130

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