Peter Fielding is a founding member of MHHV Inc. and is currently the Treasurer. For the past 40 years Peter has had a keen interest in Military History and has visited many sites of Military conflict, including: France and the Western Front WW1 sites, Gallipoli Peninsular and the Dardanelles, The Kokoda Track, most of the major American Civil War sites and all the major South African War sites including the conflict sites of the proceeding Zulu Wars.
Peter has also visited India and Pakistan several times researching the Indian Mutiny and the British involvement in Afghanistan during the 19th Century.
Peter has written and had published many Military History articles covering a range of Military conflicts over the past 200 years
This year marks the 75th anniversary of VJ Day which is the day, 15 August 1945, when the Japanese formally surrendered to the Allies.
Lieutenant-General Sir Stanley ‘Joe’ Maude was one of the First World War’s most successful fighting Generals.
After re-reading earlier this year Rohan Rivett’s 1946 edition of ‘Behind Bamboo’ with his vivid account of his own escape from Singapore, his recapture in Java and his three years […]
This substantial and impressive volume describes the service life of William George Monteith – the author’s late husband’s grandfather.
The 2016 Military History and Heritage series of History seminars at the Pompey Elliott Memorial Hall in Camberwell started in February and this first presentation was another excellent one and […]
The First World War was a truly global conflict.
Harold Edward (Pompey) Elliott (1878-1931), soldier, lawyer and politician, was born on 19th June 1878 at West Charlton, Victoria, son of Thomas Elliott, farmer, and his wife Helen, née Janvrin.
The presentation commenced at 6.30pm, after welcome drinks and finger food.