JARVIS – Joseph 85th and 5th Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

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85th Regiment

5th Fusiliers

Land Application

NameJARVIS – Joseph
Regiment (s)85th and 5th Fusiliers 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2174/1539
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th July 1843 / 14 years / London Middlesex England
None
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 3 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 1 year 5 months
Mauritius – 3 years
Cape of Good Hope – 8 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 82 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeDrummer / 17th November 1868 /Aldershot England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Leicester England
Pension Districts1868 Leicester
1873 Greenwich
1874-1908 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for 6 years service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Sheffield Yorkshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
JARVIS Thomas
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Prudence
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
PETERS Selina Emmeline
c1846 At sea
Date/Place of Marriagec1864 Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeEllen b1864 Port Natal
M FITZPATRICK John 1879 Perth WA son of EPG Michael Fitzpatrick
D 22nd June 1928 Perth WA
Bu Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Joseph B c 1867
M LANNIN Susie 29th June 1899
D 6th February 1950 East Fremantle WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery WA
Selina Frances B 1866 Grahamstown Cape of Good Hope
M CLEMENS Henry Haddock 7th June 1887 Perth Western Australia
D 31st January 1956 Inglewood Western Australia
bur Quairading Cemetery Western Australia
Henry Samuel B 1st Qtr 1869 Leicestershire England
M BUCKLEY Bridget K 1911 Fremantle WA
D 17th August 1946 Maylands WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery
Stillborn Female B/d 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
Isabella Ann B 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
M BUDDIVENT Henry 1911 Broome Western Australia
D 24th May 1956 Bicton Western Australia
bur Methodist Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Edith Florence B 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
M WILCE Elijah Warwick 1900 Fremantle Western Australia
D 4th January 1959 New South Wales
Both Edith and Elijah are buried Macquarie Park Cemetery NSW
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Cockburn Sound Willagee Swamp Lot P227
19.0.32 19 acres 32 perches
31st January 1884 Title Application
16th June 1884 Granted (the area is in Kardinya near Gilbertson Road)
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Friday 31st July 1908 page 1 Death Notice Joseph Jarvis
The West Australian Monday 19th August 1946 page 1 Death notice Henry Samuel Jarvis
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th July 1908 Fremantle Western Australia
Methodist Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
19th January 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 Joseph Jarvis 2174 Private 85th Ft location Preston
1861 Joseph Jarvis 2174 Private 85th Ft location Natal
1871 Census Leadenhall Street St. Margaret Leicester
Joseph age 39 is working as a labourer and living with his wife Selina age 25 who was born ‘at sea’ and their daughters Ellen age 7 who was born at Port Natal and Selina age 4 who was born at the Cape of Good Hope. Son (Henry) Samuel age 2 was born Leicestershire England
November 1880 Joseph Jarvis was on the Nominal roll for the Enrolled Guard. He was living at No 1 Barracks Fremantle with his wife and 4 children.
He was appointed to the Guard on 13th April 1881 to 31st March 1887 when the Guard was disbanded.
19th January 1883 it was reported Selina Jarvis wife of Joseph Jarvis had died at the barracks at 7:15 in the morning.
Joseph was employed at the Fremantle magazine from 1st July – 30th September 1881.