Topic: Hubert Noel Jarvis

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Hubert Noel Jarvis (Service no. 6/1157) was a First World War soldier.

Hubert Noel JarvisHubert Noel Jarvis was the son of Hubert Longley Jarvis and Laura Jarvis, Park Road, New Brighton. His brothers were Guy, Douglas and Warwick Jarvis.

He embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914 on either the Tahiti or Athenic. Pte. Hubert Noel Jarvis of the Canterbury Battalion was listed as wounded in the Evening Post on 7 June 1915.  Noted on the service record at Kew (UK) by Commander Manor as ‘A quiet hardworking Officer, will make a Good Officer in time.’ Promoted to Lieutenant 6 December 1917, his highest ranking was Inter War Lieutenant (AWMM), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (AWMM). His name appears on the Roll of Honour, New Brighton School.

Jarvis was a junior player in the Christchurch Football Club until a knee injury forced him to retire. He was also a keen tennis player for the New Brighton Club. His occupation was listed as railway clerk. He married Dorothy Ladysmith Clarke in 1925.

Jarvis appeared before the Magistrates Court  in 1939 and was penalised 20s and ordered to pay costs for being on the licensed premises of the Bower Hotel after hours. He again appeared before the Magistrates Court in 1941 and was penalised 5s for having unlicensed radio sets.

Hubert Noel Jarvis died 30 July 1958. He is buried in Bromley Cemetery, plot number 398.

Hubert also appears in an 1917 photograph of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Royal Naval College Greenwich).




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Hubert Noel Jarvis

First Names:Hubert Noel
Last Name:Jarvis