LEST WE FORGET

Flight Lieutenant Brian Rouse TERRY DFC

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 128433 (RAFVR)
Born: Woollahra NSW, 1914
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: Middle East Communications Squadron, RAF Station Heliopolis, Egypt
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Middle East Communications Squadron Argus aircraft FS562), near Abu Sueir, 14 August 1944, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Edgar Terry and of Daisy Terry (nee Hill); husband of Margaret Helen Terry, of Monifieth, Angus
Roll of Honour: Unknown

Brother of Flight Lieutenant Ian Wingate Terry (40666) (RNZAF)

On 14 August 1944, Argus II FS562 took off at 0825 piloted by Flight Lieutenant Terry took off from Heliopolis for Ismalia and flew into the ground 8 miles south of Abu Sueir between 0900 and 0915 hours. The pilot and his passenger, Squadron Leader John Henry Percival Gauvain (75334) (RAFVR), were killed.

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record AWM65, 5000
NSW Registry of Births On Line