Walter Keith JARVIE

JARVIE, Walter Keith

Service Number: 2515
Enlisted: 29 October 1917
Last Rank: Second Class Air Mechanic
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Richmond, Vic., 1898
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Coburg State School
Occupation: Fitter and Turner
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World War 1 Service

29 Oct 1917: Enlisted Second Class Air Mechanic, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
26 Nov 1917: Involvement 2515, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: SS Indarra embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
26 Nov 1917: Embarked 2515, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), SS Indarra, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Walter and Margaret JARVIE of 20 O'Hea Street, Coburg, Vic.

Served with the 185th RAF in Egypt till 01 February 1918 then transferred to the 2nd AFC in France.  Once had his shoulder broken by a hit with a propellor.

Discharged 09 July 1919