Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Edward Terry

In memory of:

Private John Edward Terry

November 17, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

654723

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

. 58th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 27, 1892

Son of Edward F. and Catherine Terry, of Listowel, Ont.

Commemorated on Page 511 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LISTOWEL (FAIRVIEW) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Marker at the grave of Private John E. Terry MM, formerly of the 58th Battalion, in the Fairview Cemetery, Davidson Avenue North, Listowel, Ontario.  On 26 October 1917, while in action with the 58th Battalion at Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium, Pte Terry received a severe wound to his left forearm.  He was hospitalized in France and then England, and ultimately returned to Canada in February 1918, where he received further care.  On 17 November 1918, he died of illness, diagnosed as tubercular meningitis, at the Whitby Military Hospital in Whitby, Ontario.  He had been awarded the Military Medal ("MM") for bravery in the field.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2018.)

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