Squadron Leader Bernard Murtough TERRY

Service No: 251562
Born: Bacchus Marsh VIC, 22 September 1905
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 July 1940 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 239 Wing (RAF)
Died: Land Mine Explosion, Libya, 16 November 1942, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Paul McKenna Terry and Anne Elizabeth Terry; husband of Mary Grace Terry, of Pinjarra, Western Australia
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 131, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Honour Avenues, Kings Park WA

On 16 November 1942, Squadron Leader Terry (Administrative & Special Duties) was killed when he came in contact with an enemy land mine on the Derna Road, Libya. Squadron Leader John Mawer Strawson DFC (120105) (RAFVR) was also killed in the explosion.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/58/108

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