- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Flight Sergeant
- 15082 Ground Control Interception
- Awarded on:
- October 1945
"From D-Day until the fall of Paris, Flight Sergeant Adair was in charge of the major part of the men and equipment of 15082 GCI [Ground Control Interception] and was at all times in the front of the battle. His unit was responsible for the ultimate destruction of over 50 enemy aircraft. His skill and devotion to duty, his coolness and judgement in the face of many difficult situations, was a fine example to all those who worked with him."