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Sidney Dorsey Terry

Captain 102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Died 25 August 1917 aged 41
Buried in Villers Station Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Remembered in the Canadian online book of remembrance
Remembered on Farnborough War Memorial

The Aldershot News 31 August 1917 reported that Captain Terry of the Western Scots Canadian Forces had been killed in action in France. He was the second son of Samuel Terry, one of Aldershot’s oldest tradesmen who was now living at the Manse in Ash Vale, and there is a picture of Captain Terry. The Surrey and Hants News 13 September 1917 added that he had been a member of the Aldershot Volunteer Fire Brigade, and the Surrey Advertiser 20 May 1916 had mentioned that he had previously served in the South African War, and had run a mine in Alaska.

Sidney Terry's "Officer's Declaration Paper - Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force" can be seen on the Library and Archives Canada website. He was born in Aldershot 22 September 1879 and lived at Willows Camp, Victoria BC when he signed up on 3 January 1916. He had formerly seen military service in the South African Campaign 1899-1902, and was a Lieutenant in the 67th Battalion CEF.

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