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Arthur E. Jarvis

Private

14th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Bridges
  • Plaque: 828

Additional Info

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Biography

Arthur Edward Jarvis was born in Rutherglen, but enlisted from Sebastapol on 7th July 1915. He was 19 years old, unmarried and a carpenter. He was posted to 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3369. He was off duty when he went swimming in the Suez Canal, on the 10th May 1916. He dived in and struck his head and died soon after. He is buried in the lsmailia Military Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt.
Tree No. 828

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour