William Henry Windle Unknown date of birth - 17 August 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number13960 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Henry AWMM SurnameWindle AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number13960 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMMWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPost OfficeRiverdaleNew Zealand AWMMUnknown AWMMPost OfficeRiverdaleNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs E. Windle (mother)Post OfficeRiverdaleNew Zealand AWMMMrs E. Windle (mother)Post OfficeRiverdaleNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMMUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number13960 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMBurnhamCanterburyNew Zealand AWMMWW2 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMMWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMMWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM30 Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMMWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMNew Zealand Machine Gun Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled or died while a Prisoner of WarCause of Death AWMMKilled whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death17 August 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled or died while a Prisoner of War AWMM Place of death Death notesAt sealost in the SS Nino Bixio AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 106 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Henry Windle by laying a poppy. Percy Clive Windle Vincent Windle William Henry Windle William Newton Windle Henry John Windleborn Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Henry Windle Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond 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. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 522 AWMMSecond 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. AWMMWW2 5: WW2 230 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.