Māori › William Spencer Cyril Alva Nairn Died 5 March 2016 PDF Key details Service numberWWII 26541 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Spencer Cyril Alva AWMM SurnameNairn AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWII 26541 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentWW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 3 Samona Flats, Rotorua AWMM WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 3 Samona Flats, Rotorua AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationWW2 Mrs. C.I. Nairn, 3 Samona Flats, Rotorua (wife) AWMM WW2 Mrs. C.I. Nairn, 3 Samona Flats, Rotorua (w) AWMM Relationship statusPre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWII 26541 AWMM Military service29th (Mixed) Battalion B Force (R22440171) B Force B Force (R22440171) Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.346 Butcher/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.346 Rotorua, Bay of Plenty 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.346 WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.259 Butcher/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.259 Rotorua, Bay of Plenty 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.259 Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.346 29th (Mixed) Battalion 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.346 Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Third Echelon AWMM WW2 Private 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.259 Infantry Reinforcements 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.259 Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM 2nd Embarkation AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death5 March 2016 New Zealand Herald Age 99 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember William Spencer Cyril Alva Nairn by laying a poppy. Walter George Nairn William Harold Nairn William Spencer Cyril Alva Nairn Colin George Nairne Albert Naisbitt Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Spencer Cyril Alva Nairn Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM p.346 AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM p.259 AWMM The New Zealand Herald AWMM Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.