William Henry Adair Unknown date of birth - Died 8 March 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number516657 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankSecond Lieutenant AWMM19 Armoured Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Farmer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown PO Box 26, Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Barbara M. Adair (wife), Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number516657 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Sergeant AWMM; Armoured Brigade AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSecond Lieutenant AWMM19 Armoured Regiment AWMM 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 Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death8 March 1944 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameFlorence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceVIII. A. 11. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 2016 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 UsedAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further Reference 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.