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Smedley TERRY

Regimental number191
Place of birthFlaggy Creek, Bairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolDronin West State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFred Terry, Drouin, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Smedley Joseph John TERRY.
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Maria Ann TERRY, 183 Weston Street, East Brunswick, Victoria. Native of Flaggy Creek, Victoria. Commemorated on Lindenow Roll of Honour, Victoria. Photo: Chris McLaughlin.
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte William Fredrick Alfred TERRY, died of meningitis, Melbourne, 2 September 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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