- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Company L, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
- November 11th, 1944
"For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company G, 401st Glider Infantry Regiment, Attached to Company L, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, in action against enemy forces on 30 September 1944. Sergeant Terry's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 82d Airborne Division, and the United States Army."
HQ XVIII Airborne Corps. G.O. 8, November 11th,1944.