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Edward Cecil Terrey
Stoker First Class
Service No: D/KX 109534


My Mom was married for 6 months to Ted before he was killed on HMS Repulse. She was never told the anything like the full story and has all her life, (she's now 86) believed that he survived the attack and was subsequently taken prisoner and killed by the Japanese. It would be wonderful if she could at last know what happened to him and put her worst fears to rest. She still find it difficult to talk about it and still cries. This website is a wonderful comfort

The depot ship HMS Anking was sunk by Japanese gunfire at 06:30 on 4 March along with HMAS Yarra, MMS 51 and Francol.

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Jayne Long (Daughter).

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

Nationality: United Kingdom 
Rank: Stoker 1st Class 
Regiment: Royal Navy 
Unit Text: H.M.S. Anking 
Age: 24 
Date of Death: 04/03/1942 
Service No: D/KX 109534 
Additional information: Son of Edward Cecil and Lily Elizabeth Terry, of Birmingham; husband of Freda Edith Terry, of Billesley, Birmingham. 
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead 
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 70, Column 3.