Born: 11 July 1881 (baptised on 29 July 1891) in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: The first child of Alfred and Fanny Jarvis of 41b Newtown, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Alfred married Clara Smith on the 3 October 1916 and together had 5 children – Alfred, Joan, Reginald, Ronald and Beatrice.
Civilian Occupation: He was a warehouseman when he enlisted. In 1939 he was a general labourer working on roads.
Residence: In 1939 he was living at 51 Wayland Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In March 1968 aged 76.
Regiment: Cheshire Regiment (previously Royal Welsh Fusiliers)
Service Number: 62947 (previously 242854 and 73066)
Date of Enlistment: 14 December 1916
Date of Discharge: 17 July 1919
Reason for Discharge: Medically unfit for service
Other Information: He was with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers before being transferred to the Cheshire Regiment. He served abroad and suffered with neurasthenia and was eventually discharged from the army as being unfit for service.