William Henry Adair Unknown date of birth - 8 March 1944 Key details Contribute › Service number516657 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSecond Lieutenant AWMM19 Armoured Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortu … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Henry AWMM SurnameAdair AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number516657 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPO Box 26ManutukeNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Barbara M. Adair (wife)ManutukeNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number516657 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMGisborneGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMArmoured Brigade AWMMSergeant AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSecond Lieutenant AWMM19 Armoured Regiment AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William Henry Adair and of Barbara Adair (nee Holmes), of Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Barbara M. Adair, of Gisborne. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death8 March 1944 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFlorence War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceVIII. A. 11. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Henry Adair by laying a poppy. Robert Archibald Adair Victor Harold Sims Adair William Henry Adair Alexander Adam Alexander Adam Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Henry Adair Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 12: WW2 3 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.