Their bodies are buried in peace; but their names liveth for evermore.
Their Duty Done
A tribute to the men and women of the East Gippsland Region who Died as a result of their participation in World War One : 1914 - 1919
191 Transport Driver Smedley Joseph John Terry – Flaggy Creek Killed in Action 7 August 1915
….. served with the 4 th  Light Horse
Fred and Maria Terry and their first son William moved to Flaggy Creek in the early 1890s. Their daughter Mary and youngest son Smedley were born in Bairnsdale in 1893 and 1896 respectively. By the time he had enlisted the family had moved to Drouin and he enlisted with the 4 th  Light Horse on 22 August 1914 and embarked on the Anglo Egyptian on 19 October for Egypt. He only got as far as Malta before becoming sick which delayed his arrival until 13 July 1915, and he rejoined his unit a fortnight later. He died at Gaba Tepe on 6 August and was buried at Shell Green cemetery at Gallipoli and remembered on the Lindenow, Bairnsdale Shire and Flaggy Creek honour rolls. He was 19 years old. His brother Frederick also enlisted and died from meningitis three weeks later on 1 September 1915.
Smedley Terry was buried in the Shell Green Cemetery at Gallipoli with three other men who fell at the same time. AWM CO3196