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Full Name
Frank Wintle
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Frank
Surname
Wintle
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
29785
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Butcher
Next of Kin
Mrs S.A. Wintle (mother), Mangawai, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Mangawai, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Whangarei
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 523
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
24 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Libya
Date of Death
25 November 1941
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Roll of Honour, St Michael's and All Angel's Church, 61 Valley Road, Hakaru, Northland, New Zealand
  • Memorial gates, Frank Wintle and Comrades, 1941, St Michael's Anglican Church, 61 Valley Road, Hakaru, Northland, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Column 106
Biographical Notes
Fourth son of Claud Wintle and Sarah Ann Wintle (nee Miller), of Tara, Mangawai
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941
  • Portrait (Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II, 2002)
  • Roll of Honour, WW2, St Michael's and All Angel's Church (photo J. Halpin April 2011)
  • Rolls of Honour flanking the altar, WW2 on right, WW2 on left St Michael's and All Angel's Church (photo J. Halpin April 2011)
  • View Frank Wintle memorial gates and to St Michael's and All Angel's Church, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Dedication plaque, Frank Wintle and Comrades, Memorial gates, St Michael's and All Angel's Church, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • Long view, Frank Wintle and Comrades, Memorial gates, St Michael's and All Angel's Church, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • St Michaels Anglican Church and churchyard, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011)
  • St Michael's and All Angel's Church, with front door (photo J. Halpin April 2011)
  • Back view of St Michael's and All Angel's Church, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011)
Additional Information
The Memorial gates for Frank Wintle and Comrades, 1941, at the St Michael's Anglican Church, Hakaru were erected by the Wintle family in 1980.
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, Returned Services Association.
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