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James Sutter TERRAS

Date of birth18 March 1886
Place of birthLanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolMadras College; St Andrew's College, Scotland
Other trainingSt Andrew's University, Fife, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
OccupationSchool master
AddressHornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Bessie Terras, 'Trevallyn', Hunter Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the St. Andrew's University Volunteer Corps (Artillery), Scotland.
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMigrated alone to Australia.
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary Ann TERRAS; husband of Edith B. TERRAS, "Trevailyn", Hunter Street, Hornsby, New South Wales. Native of Scotland
Other detailsService in France. Killed in action at Dernicourt
Date of death28 March 1918

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