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Thurnby, Leicester.
Father: George Jarvis, born in 1854 at Thurnby, Leicester and employed as a coachman and groom. Mother: Jane Jarvis, born in 1860 at Stamford, Lincolnshire. Brothers: George William, born in 1878 at Gauntly and working as a packer in a shoe warehouse, James, born in 1885 at Thurnby and Christopher, born in November 1890 at Humberstone, Leicester. Sisters: Florence E., born in 1881 at Thurnby and working as a tailors, and Rachel, born in 1888 at Thurnby. Bernard Jarvis married Emily Elizabeth, who was born in 1886 in Carlton, Nottingham and worked as a pattern girl. They lived at 65 Martin Street, St. Ann's Well Road Nottingham. She later remarried and became Mrs. Burley.
Bernard Jarvis was employed as a cement worker.
30 Jun 1917
1574304 - CWGC Website
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sgt. Jarvis volunteered for service and rose to the rant of sergeant before being drafted to France on 18/08/1915. On 30/06/1917 the battalion returned to the front line near Lievens. A series of attacks were carried out which gained some ground but which cost in casualties, including Sgt. Jarvis who was killed in action. His body was not recovered but his name was commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
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