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Regimental number15640
Place of birthLynmouth, North Devon, England
Other trainingGardener
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Jarvis, 4 Hartnetts College, Lynmouth, Devon, England
Previous military serviceServed as a volunteer DRGA
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 22, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/132/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 June 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St John's Parish Memorial, Countisbury, Lynmouth, Devon. Parents: John and Sarah JARVIS; husband of Mrs Richards (formerly JARVIS), Seabreeze Cottage, Lynmouth, England~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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