Harold Hallenstein Fels

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Harold Hallenstein Fels

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Dunedin, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand
Death: October 4, 1917 (26)
Ypres, Belgium (Killed in action)
Place of Burial: Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Willi Fels and Sarah Elizabeth Fels
Brother of Helene Mary Brasch

Occupation: New Zealand Field Artillery
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Harold Hallenstein Fels


Gunner Harold H. Fels, reported killed in action, was the only son of Mr. W. Fels, managing director of Hallenstein Bros., and grandson of the late Mr. Bendix Hallenstein. Born in Dunedin in 1891, he was educated at the Dunedin and Waitaki Boys’ High Schools, and was for five years engaged in the company's Dunedin warehouse. He was a keen member of the B Battery for some years before war broke out. He left with the eighteenth reinforcements. He was reported wounded twice. (Auckland Weekly News, 1 November 1917, p. 22)

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service No: 2/2407
  • Date of Death: 04/10/1917
  • Age: 26
  • Regiment/Service: New Zealand Field Artillery
  • Grave Reference: L. 15.
  • Additional Information: Son of Willie and Sara E. Fels, of 84, London St., Dunedin, New Zealand.


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Harold Hallenstein Fels's Timeline

May 13, 1891
Dunedin, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand
October 4, 1917
Age 26
Ypres, Belgium
Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium