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George JARVIS

Regimental number2708
Place of birthFlitchson, Norfolk, England
SchoolNational Elementary, England
Other trainingLand worker
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Jarvis, Sutterton near Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Makarini on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFather died when he was 13 years of age leaving two boys and two girls, younger than he. He was the main support of the Mother and family
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and S. JARVIS, Post Office Row, Sutterton, Boston, England

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