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William JARVIS

Regimental number3328
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationLabourer
AddressKatingo, Virginia Street, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 1.5"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinFriend, W C Furbank, Katingo, SA Virginia Street, Granville, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Ward of William Charles FURBANK, Virginia Street, Granville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916.

Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, 16 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 February 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Died of wounds, No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 0650 hours, 21 July 1916 (gun shot wound, abdomen).

Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, 21 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JARVIS William

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