"Astley Fellowes Terry was born on 12 May 1840 and was first commissioned into the King’s Royal Rifle Corps as an Ensign on 1 April 1858. He was promoted to Lieutenant in September 1860, Captain in December 1867, and Major in January 1880. He served with the 3rd 60th Rifles in the South African War in 1879, during the Zulu campaign (Medal with clasp), and took part in the operations in East Griqualand in 1880 (Medal with clasp). Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel in July 1881, he became Colonel in July 1885, and retired as Hon. Major-General on 1 July 1887. Major-General Terry, who was a Knight of Grace of St John of Jerusalem, died on 8 December 1926."