• Leonard Jarvis

Army / Flying Corps
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
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  • Military Medal (MM)
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Charleville, Queensland, Australia

  • Birth

    Leicester, England

Stories and comments
    • JARVIS MM AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 19 October 2018

    Honours and Awards Leonard Jarvis Service number 549 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Award Military Medal Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 27 August 1917 on page 1829 at position 15 London Gazette 11 May 1917 on page 4601 at position 51

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    • JARVIS MM AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 19 October 2018

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    • JARVIS MM Recomm Typed AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 19 October 2018

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    • The Men of the 26th Battalion
    • Posted by jaydsydaus121, Thursday, 8 April 2021

    Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld), Saturday 12 January 1918, page 29 Our Illustrations. HEROES OF THE WAR. PRESENTATION OF DECORATIONS. CROSSES AND MEDALS FOR QUEENSLANDERS. The ceremony associated with the presentation of the medals awarded to members of the Australian Imperial Force was performed by his Excellency the Governor, Sir Hamilton J. Goold-Adams, at the Military Barracks Square, Petrie terrace on Monday week, in the presence of a large gathering. His Excellency, having presented the Military Cross to Captain R. M. Allan, R.A.M.C., and to the brother of the late Second Lieutenant H. H. Turk, Royal Flying Corp (Special Reserve), presented other medals to the following: Private L. Jarvis, 7th Brigade Head-quarters, A.I.F. He enlisted on March 18, 1915, and was allotted to the 26th Battalion, and embarked for active service on June 29, 1915. He was reported ill, and was subsequently returned to duty, being subsequently wounded on the second and third occasions. He was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field. He returned to Australia, medically unfit, gunshot wound right arm, on October 26, 1917, and was discharged on December 13, 1917. Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld), Tuesday 28 March 1922, page 9 MAN'S TRAGIC END. FOUND DEAD IN DOMAIN. With an automatic revolver at his side and a bullet through his head, a man named Leonard Edward Jarvis was found dead on the river bank in the Botanical Gardens about 4.30 yesterday afternoon. The discovery was made by Clarence Crosby, a student at the Technical College, who was on his way home. Jarvis resided with his wife and child at Mawson street, Morningside, and was employed as a messenger at the Commonwealth Bank. He was 38 years of age, a native of Leicestershire, and went through the recent war, when he was wounded and gassed. He left for his work as usual yesterday morning, and at about 1 p.m. his wife called and asked him if he would have a cup of tea, as he was not feeling too well. He reassured her he would he all right. Mrs. Jarvis then left the bank, and on her return her husband was missing. Deceased had been employed ah the bank for the past 3½ years.

    • The Men of the 26th Battalion
    • Posted by jaydsydaus121, Friday, 9 April 2021

    Source: https://bulimbanews.com.au/index.php/balmoral-group-launches-headstone-project-to-honour-soldiers-in-65-unmarked-graves/

    Leonard Edward Jarvis