Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
28 May 1915
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Pte George Jarvis, 9344, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regimen, was killed in action near Hill 60 on May 28th, 1915. He was aged 28.
He had attested with the Bedfords in September 1907 and then spent six or seven years with the 2nd Battalion. He was living at the time at 122 Langley Street, Luton.
He was wounded in the thigh at Ypres and had returned to England for a short sick furlough. He returned to the front about a month before his death.
At the time of the 1891 Census parents William and Louisa and their family, which also included two of George's older brothers, John and William, a younger brother Horace and sister Annie, were living at 34 New Town Street, Luton. Ten years later they were living in Summer Street, Slip End, and George was working as a farm labourer.
At the time of Pte Jarvis's death the family were living at 7 Surrey Street, Luton. George was 5ft 8½ in tall, had brown hair and hazel eyes.