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Alexander Watt JARVIS

Regimental number7728
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
AddressLakemba, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs A McC Jarvis, Edzell Canary Road, Lakemba, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Alexander Watts Jarvis on NR
Place of death or woundingHargicourt near Rosiers, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jessie JARVIS; husband of Alice JARVIS, "Heatherbrae", Canary Road, Lakemba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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