re: Thomas Charles Haye Adair, b.1827 Glenluce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, m. 17 Nov 1855 in "Glencairn", Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, (near Ballarat ?) to Elizabeth Mary BULL, b. 27 Nov 1838 in Glasgow, Scotland, (dau of *Col. John Edward Newell Bull and Mary Gunn).
Perhaps a distant cousin of :
Samuel ADAIR, Private 3329 Enlisted 19.12.1853, (1 / 12th Suffolk Regiment ). Arrived in Melbourne, Australia, on the transport ship "Empress Eugenie". Wounded at Eureka Stockade. He was one of only 16 Ballarat (Victoria, Australia) veterans to serve in both the 2nd and 3rd Maori Wars (New Zealand). Discharged on the 10.6.1866 NZ PRO3730 Adair was promoted through the ranks to Colour Sergeant on the 1st November 1863 and deposed of Colours (demoted to Sergeant) on the 14th July 1864. He was promoted back to Colors in October 1864. (PRO3727). He was one of only two soldiers at Ballarat to be promoted three ranks.