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William Adair

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Adair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ402578 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 August 1917 AWMM ScotlandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
    29 August 1917 Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - AWMM records
  • Place of birth
    Scotland Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - AWMM records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ402578 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 July 1940 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served as a Fitter and was Mentioned in Despatches 'For meritorious service' while serving with 4 SU in the SPWA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 August 2001 Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - New Plymouth Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Bell Block New Plymouth NZ Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - New Plymouth Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    New Plymouth Cemetery Cremation Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - New Plymouth Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Ashes placed in Garden Of Remembrance 9 July 2002 Public - John - Researcher - 12 July 2022 - New Plymouth Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    p.50 AWMM

Contributors

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12 July 2022JohnPerth WAResearcher

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