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  • 22968 Private John Jarvis was killed in action on 13 November 1915 and is buried in Azmak Cemetery Suvla grave I.D.2.  Visited, cross laid and photo taken by John Morse
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Hyson Green Nottingham
He was the son of Catherine and the late John Jarvis. In the 1911 Census, he is recorded as a 13 year-old shop boy living with his mother and Louis Newton, his step-father and family, at 66 Salisbury Street, Nottingham
shop boy
13 Nov 1915
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601867 - CWGC Website
22968
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
John Jarvis enlisted in Nottingham and joined the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters at Gallipoli on or about the 28th August 1915 as a replacement for the high losses sustained by the battalion. He was killed in action on 13 November 1915 whilst on guard in Ducks Nest (post). The men had been there for 24 hours from 6.30pm on 12th. He was probably buried at the nearby Jephson's Post cemetery and reinterred after the armistice when the Azmak Cemetery was made, grave I. D. 2. John Morse
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  • 22968 Private John Jarvis was killed in action on 13 November 1915 and is buried in Azmak Cemetery Suvla grave I.D.2.  Visited, cross laid and photo taken by John Morse
    John Jarvis grave - 22968 Private John Jarvis was killed in action on 13 November 1915 and is buried in Azmak Cemetery Suvla grave I.D.2. Visited, cross laid and photo taken by John Morse
  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 22nd March 1916 , courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    John Jarvis - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 22nd March 1916 , courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918