Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Fielding Court
- Media Type:
- Street Name: Fielding Court
Name of Veteran: Jack E. Fielding
Rank: Boy Telegraphist
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1942
Year of Visit/Dedication:
Veteran or Family Visit:
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No
Jack Fielding was in contact with the Town of Ajax Mayor’s Office throughout the 1980s beyond until correspondence stopped in 2009. Jack suffered a heart attack in November 2008 and never fully recovered.
Jack is pictured in the back of this photo from 1939 (indicated by the arrow). After the Battle of the River Plate the crew of the and Exeter were invited to the
‘British Club’ in Montevideo for a celebration barbeque.
Jack was very proud of ‘his street’ in Ajax and even corresponded with some residents on occasion.
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- Location of Original:
- Original document and image located in the Ajax Archives.
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