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Edward Churchill TERRY

Regimental number1577
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressFairleigh Queen Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W.S. Terry, Fairleigh Queen Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli, died in Alexandria, Egypt.
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial (Row J, Grave No. 100), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Winston Simmons and Charlotte Martha TERRY
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 145 Lance Corporal Guy Winston TERRY, 13th Bn, died as a prisoner of war, Germany, 22 May 1917; one other brother
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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