He was the brother of John Lewis Jarvis and son of Fred Jarvis who also enlisted. According to the 1911 census he was actually born in March 1895 so he was a year younger than indicated on his attestation papers.
He was killed on August 9, 1918 while a Private in "A" Company, 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). According to the CEF burial register he took part with his battalion in the attack and capture of Le Quesnel, and when near the village of Beaucourt, he was hit in several places with pieces of high explosive shell and killed.
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website he was the son of Fred and Annie Jarvis, of 62, Victoria St., Mimico, Ontario. Native of Hull, England. He is buried in Beaucourt British Cemetery in France.
Courtesy of the Canadian Virtual War Memorial