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William Henry Adair

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  • Service number
    516657 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    19 Armoured Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2008). - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Adair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    516657 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 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown PO Box 26, Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Barbara M. Adair (wife), Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    516657 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
    Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Sergeant AWMM
    Armoured Brigade 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    19 Armoured Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Henry Adair and of Barbara Adair (nee Holmes), of Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Barbara M. Adair, of Gisborne. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    29 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 August 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII. A. 11. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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