Charles Henry Jarvis

Rifleman Charles Henry Jarvis in 1911 aged 18 and employed as a gardener and living with mother Emma and sister Edith aged 23 and brothers Frederick aged 20 , Arthur age 14 and family living at Bower Cottage, Rose Lane , Mossley Hill.

C H Jarvis of the 1/5th Kings Regiment serial number 2820 and transferred to the Western Command Labour Corps serial number 535396

According to C H Jarvis Medical Record from his service records Charles Henry Jarvis serial No 535396 was admitted to Hospital (Oswestry??) on 28th October 1918. Charles developed Empyema and was being put under anaesthetic on the 17th November 1918 for operation when he died an Inquest was held and the findings as Pte Jarvis died from the effects of an anaesthetic which was properly administered when about to undergo an operation for the relief of an Empyema. 4th December 1918.

Rifleman C H Jarvis Remembered with Honour St Peter’s Churchyard Woolton