Born: 1899, Gateshead, United Kingdom
Michael Terry served in the Great War from 1917 to 1918 with the RNAS Armoured Cars and foreign service in Russia where he was captured by Bolsheviks in Russia. He migrated to Perth, Western Australia, in 1918. From 1923 to 1925 Terry led fourteen inland Australian expeditions, mainly working for Adelaide mining companies seeking minerals.
The South Australian Museum Archives includes correspondence, field books, maps, negatives and log books.