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Victor Hylton JARVIS

Regimental number5038
Place of birthSpringmount near Maitland, New South Wales
Place of birthSpring Mount, Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, East Maitland, New South Wales
Other trainingInternational Correspondence Schools Ltd
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTester of cement
AddressYuruga Bush Street, Portland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F M Jarvis, Ajurja Bush Street, Portland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceOne time 2nd Lieutenant Senior Cadets later colour Sergeant Citizen Forces
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentActing Company Sergeant Major
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Lath JARVIS, "Kelvin" Abbotsford Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBro-in-law to Victor Keith Walker 2028 45th Bn Killed in Action Messines France 7th June 1917 (formerly reported missing)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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