Alan Edwin JARVIS

JARVIS, Alan Edwin

Service Number: 7506
Enlisted: 16 February 1917, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechworth, Victoria, 1890
Home Town: Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Victoria College, Beechworth
Occupation: Watchmaker/Optician
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 June 1918
Cemetery: Ebblinghem Military Cemetery
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 40, Ebblinghem Military Cemetery, Ebblinghem, Nord Pas de Calais, France, Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Beechworth War Memorial, Kyneton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 7506, Melbourne, Victoria
4 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7506, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7506, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
4 Jun 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7506, 6th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), GSW (thigh, foot and shock)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry James and Ida Jarvis; husband of Mary Elizabeth Jarvis of 205 Page Street, Middle Park, Victoria, Australia; later of Boakin, Kyneton, Victoria

Had previously served with the Beechworth Light Horse with the rank of Staff Sergeant Major

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal