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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

John Jarvis

John JarvisJohn was the son of John Jarvis b.1849, a labourer in a chemical works and former coal miner, and Edith Jarvis née Cooke b.1862.

John first appeared on the 1891 Census living at 13 Clay Street, Farnworth with his parents.

By the 1901 Census he was living at 32 Elizabeth Street, Farnworth with his parents and brother Richard b.1896.

In 1911 John was living at 52 Devon Street, Farnworth as a boarder with his father in the household of Mary Isherwood.

John was at that time employed as a ballast man on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.

John married Clara Lindley b.1891 on 9 August 1913 at St Matthew's Church, Little Lever.

They had one daughter, Edith b.1913.

His name is on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway War Memorial on Victoria Station, Manchester and also on Little Lever War Memorial.

Name Jarvis, John
Rank Private
Number 3329
Unit 1st Bn
Lancashire Fusiliers
Born Farnworth, Lancashire
Enlisted Bury, Lancashire
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
25 April 1915
Age 24
Grave or Memorial Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Lancashire Fusiliers