William John Finlayson Unknown date of birth - Died 24 October 1940 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service numberNZ39911 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Last rankPilot Officer (Pilot) AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam John AWMM SurnameFinlayson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ39911 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 enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ39911 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMMKilled on air operations AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPilot Officer (Pilot) AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Finlayson was the son of John Herbert McWilliam Finlayson and Hilda Kathleen Finlayson (nee Benton) of Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death24 October 1940 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathEurope AWMM Death notesEurope AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameRunnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM Memorial referencePanel 27 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William John Finlayson by laying a poppy. William David Finlayson William James Finlayson William John Finlayson Samuel Finley Alexander Joseph Finlinson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William John Finlayson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 98 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.