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William Henry Windle

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  • Service number
    13960 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Windle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13960 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW2 Labourer AWMM
    • WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown Post Office, Riverdale, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown Post Office, Riverdale, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. Windle (mother), Post Office, Riverdale, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E. Windle (mother), Post Office, Riverdale, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown Single AWMM
    • Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13960 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM
      Burnham, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW2 Private AWMM
        30 Infantry Battalion AWMM
        Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
      • WW2 Private AWMM

        Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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    • Capture details
    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
    • POW serial number

    Medical history

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    • Medical notes
      Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      Private AWMM
      27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • William Windle was the son of Denis Patrick and Elizabeth Windle of Riverside, Southland.

      He was killed when the Nino Bixio, carrying Allied prisoners, was torpedoed. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      25 AWMM
    • Date of death
      17 August 1942 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Killed or died while a Prisoner of War AWMM
    • Place of death
    • Death notes
      At sea, lost in the SS Nino Bixio AWMM
    • Cemetery name
    • Grave reference
    • Memorial name
      Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Memorial reference
      Column 106 AWMM
    • Obituary

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    Sources

    Sources

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    • External links
      Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
      http://www.cwgc.org
      Sources Used
    • Documents
      • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
        WW2 3: WW2 522 AWMM
      • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
        WW2 5: WW2 230 AWMM