William John Finlayson Unknown date of birth - 24 October 1940 Key details Contribute › Service numberNZ39911 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePilot Officer (Pilot) AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF 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 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 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 enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ39911 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMMKilled on air operations AWMM Report Discharge Contribute › DischargePilot Officer (Pilot) AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM Report 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 Report 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 Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRunnymede MemorialSurreyUnited Kingdom AWMM Memorial referencePanel 27 AWMM Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.