BORN HULL 1880. HULL PAL. SON OF BENJAMIN & ELIZA JARVIS ABOVE AND 9 WATERLOO TERRACE, WELLINGTON LANE, HULL. HE DIED OF WOUNDS.PHOTO FROM THE HDM 21/08/1916. HIS BROTHER, ARTHUR HAROLD JARVIS WAS KILLED AT GALLIPOLI IN 1915.
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE RICHARD JARVIS 12/11. Born in April 1880, Richard was the second of seven children to Benjamin and Eliza Jarvis. He married Ada Fisher in 1902 and the couple lived at 6 Penzance Terrace, Providence Row, Hull with their three children- Richard, Harold and Ada. A Fitter's Labourer by trade he enlisted at City Hall on 14th September 1914, only the 11th man in the long queue to join the fledgling 12th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, 'The Sportsmen', 3rd Hull Pals. Richard was wounded in the hip and abdomen and withdrawn to 1st Casualty Clearing Station where he died on 17th August 1916. He is buried in Choques Military Cemetery; he was 36 years old.