Terry, E S
EDWARD STEPHEN TERRY
Remembered with honour Basra Memorial: Panels 26 and 63.
He enlisted in Aylesbury, Bucks; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 5 December 1914, and was killed in action at Ctesiphon. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Edward in the Bucks Herald dated 15 January 1916.
Son of Alfred Herbert and the late Eliza (nee SMITH) TERRY.
His parents married 1890 in the Aylesbury district. Eliza died 1912 in the Aylesbury district aged 49; Alfred died 1949 in Watford aged 82, and was buried 19 May in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Edward was born 1892 in Marsworth, Herts, and resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Northchurch, Herts, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1911 Census, a farm labourer aged 19 he lived at Buckland Wharf near Tring, Herts, with his parents and six siblings.
Date of death22/11/1915
Age at death23
Place of death
NotesHis brother Albert died 8 November 1915 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)