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VC527   Charles Alfred Jarvis

BORN   29 March 1881

DIED   19 November 1948  AGE   67

VC Won   23 August  1914   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Jemappes, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1914

Name   Charles Alfred Jarvis  No.  3976

VC Issue No.   527   Awards   VC      

Regiment   Corps of Royal Engineers, 57th  Field Company



Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Admiralty Buildings (now Coastguard Houses), Saultoun Place, Fraserburgh, Scotland

Place Of Death   Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Cupar Cemetery, Fife, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section G, Lair 60, Plot 176, Bowden family plot

Gazetted   16 November 1914

VC Presented   13 January 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Cupar Cemetery, Fife, Scotland

P  Named on 'For Valour' board at the Royal Engineers Museum, Brompton Barracks, Chatham, Kent

P  Jarvis Place, Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland

P  Memorial plaque on the war memorial, Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland

Jarvis Place, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Jarvis Court, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Salton Place Gardens, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Carnoustie Golf Course Hotel, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland

By The Way…

A memorial plaque was put up at the Carnoustie war memorial, it was unveiled by Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, in 2013

VC Held By

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, England



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