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Oliver Frank TERRY

Regimental number2263
Place of birthRye, Sussex, England
SchoolBoard School, Rye, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Address16 Ruth Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Henrietta Maud Terry, 16 Ruth Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at 11th Casualty Clearing Station.
FateDied of wounds 19 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TERRY Oliver Frank NR
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 220), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary TERRY; husband of Henrietta Maud TERRY, Rose Avenue, Bayswater, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 215 Pte Thomas TERRY, 44th Bn, died of pneumonia, 21 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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