Regimental Number: 2192508
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 7th Battalion Canadian Railway Troops
William Adair was born July 1, 1893 in Waterford, Kings Co., New Brunswick. He married Nellie May Stewart on December 25, 1914 in Regina, Saskatchewan. William enlisted on May 22, 1917. In 1919, he settled in Teepee Creek and became their first school teacher. His homesteads were located at 16-74-3-W6 and 21-74-3-W6. William also served in WWII in the R.C.A. Medical Corps. William passed away on April 25, 1966, the day of his wife’s funeral.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 873