Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Terris

In memory of:

Sergeant John Terris

April 9, 1918

Vancouver, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

19922

Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1876
Markinch, Fife, Scotland

Enlistment:

October 18, 1914
Alberta

Son of John and Isabella Terras, of Lawhead View, Markinch, Fife, Scotland. Sergeant Terris had prior military service with the Kimberley Light Horse (South Africa) and with the Cape Mounted Police South Africa.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

6. 45. 4.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 19922 Sgt. John Terras who served with the 10th Battn. C.E.F.
Born at Markinch Fife Scotland on June 21st 1976.  John enlisted into the C.E.F. on Oct. 18th 1914 in Alberta he listed his occupation as "Clerk" he also listed prior military service with the Kimberly Light Horse (South Africa) and with the Cape Mounted Police SA.  John died at Vancouver BC on April 9th 1918 at the age of 41 and was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the section where Sgt. John Terras was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery View of the section where Sgt. John Terras was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Roll of Honour Book

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