-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
James Oxenham Fielding

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Date of birth: 8th July 1910
Place of birth: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Parents: Dr. Saville Fielding and Grace Fielding
Wife: Dinth Fielding
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Surgeon Lieutenant
Joined Hood: 2nd August 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Surgeon Lieutenant)
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Biographical Information:

James was the husband of Dinah Fielding. He was the son of Dr. Saville Fielding and Grace Fielding, of Norwich. He graduated from Queens College in 1929. Cambridge University Athletics Blue. He graduated M.R.C.S., F.R.C.S. from St. Thomas's Hospital in 1938 and joined the Royal Navy the same year. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Queen's College, Norwich School, Norwich, Norfolk, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

James's name is in Column 3 of Panel 45.

Detail of James's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Terry Hissey (photo of memorial, April 2006)
Wendy Mott (information, July 2011)