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Fielders, Norman Allan
Private
Army
Edmonton, Alberta
Died: Oct 29,1918

Commemorated at
Edmonton Christ Church Poplar Lake Cemetery; Alberta, Canada

Norman Allan Fielders was born March 15, 1884 near Edmonton, Alberta. Married, Fielders farmed near Edmonton before enlisting at Edmonton July 7, 1915. Overseas with the 63rd Battalion in March 1916, Fielders went on to serve as a Private with the Canadian Expeditionary Force attached to the 10th Battalion (Canadians) during the First World War. Landing in France in September 1916 with the 2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade, the ‘Fighting Tenth’ fought at the Battles of Courcelette and Passchendaele. Following the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Private Norman Allan Fielders contracted trench nephritis and discharged May 19, 1918 for failing health. Private Norman Allan Fielders returned to Canada and died October 29, 1918 at Edmonton, Alberta. Eldest son of John and Mary Elizabeth (nee McDougall) Fielders of Edmonton; brother of Mary ‘Minnie’, Edith, John Jr., Joseph, and Georgie Fielders; husband of Mary Yohanna (nee Neilson) Fielders; father of John Alan Fielders; he was 34 years old. Citation(s): Victory Medal, British War Medal “At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”