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Malinslee, Shropshire
Baptised on 25th July 1897, he was the son of Thomas William Jervis a farmer and Sarah Ann Jervis (néé Rushton) of 16 Brailsford Road Dunkirk Nottingham. His father was born in Ironbridge Shropshire and his mother in Dawley Shropshire. They were married in 1892 at Madeley, Shropshire and had eight children all born in Malinslee. They were :- Thomas James John b.1893, Norah Mary b.1895, Madaline Doris Ann b.1896 Victor Hubert b.1897, John b.1898, William Getaere b.1901, Irene E b.1903 and Cyril b.1907. In 1911 the family was living at Top Lodge Farm Blidworth Nottinghamshire.
20 Mar 1916
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1574435 - CWGC Website
R/7403
Rifleman
9th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Victor Jervis enlisted at Nottingham on 16th November 1914, he was 19 yrs and 5 months of age. He embarked from England on 9th February 1916 landing the same day in France. On 20th February 1916 he joined the 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. He was killed a month later on 20th March 1916. Arras Memorial Bay 7
Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post 20th March 1917 :- “JERVIS. – In loving memory of Victor Jervis, K.R.R., killed in action March 20th, 1916. Gone from our homes, but not our hearts. – From sorrowing mother, father, brothers, and sisters.” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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