William John Charles TERRY

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TERRY, William John Charles

Service Number: 85941
Enlisted: 24 June 1945
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 112 Air Sea Rescue Flight
Born: Wokalup, Western Australia, 4 October 1925
Home Town: Wokalup, Harvey, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia , 21 April 1946, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Adelaide River War Cemetery
S.A.8., Adelaide River War Cemetery, Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Harvey District WW2 Roll of Honour, Harvey War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN 85941
24 Jun 1945: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 112 Air Sea Rescue Flight
25 Jun 1945: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Corporal, SN 85941

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Stanley Francis and Agnes Terry of Wokalup, WA

 

Corporal William John Charles Terry 85941 & Aircraftman Howard James Bartlett 154134 were killed in a Motor Vehicle Accident on Fanny Bay Road, Darwin while driving service vehicle 212455

Leading Aircraftman Clifford Arnold Russell 153925 was injured in the incident, all three men were members of Number 112 Air Sea Rescue Flight (info from Pers file for Corporal Terry)