William John Finlayson Unknown date of birth - Died 24 October 1940 PDF Print Share Key details 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 Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About 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 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 WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsFrance and Germany (TBC) AWMM ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ39911 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation details Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMMKilled on air operations AWMM Last known rank Last rankPilot Officer (Pilot) AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information William Finlayson was the son of John Herbert McWilliam Finlayson and Hilda Kathleen Finlayson (nee Benton) of Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death 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 Sources Sources 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.