-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Arthur Charles Jarvis

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Date of birth: 26th July 1905
Place of birth: Northallerton, Yorkshire, England
Wife: Beatrice Jarvis
Previous occupation: Scholar
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 103134
Joined Hood: 14th January 1941 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able seaman)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 26th July 1905 in Northallerton, Yorkshire. He was the husband of Beatrice Jarvis, of Headley Park, Bristol. He was 35 at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
19th July 192111th January 1922GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/853
12th January 19223rd March 1922MonarchBoy 2nd ClassADM188/853
4th March 192228th April 1922MonarchBoy 1st ClassADM188/853
29th April 192231st August 1922CourageousBoy 1st ClassADM188/853
1st September 192210th July 1923DublinBoy 1st ClassADM188/853
11th July 192325th July 1923Victory IBoy 1st ClassADM188/853
26th July 19233rd October 1923Victory IOrdinary SeamanADM188/853
4th October 19232nd July 1924BarhamOrdinary SeamanADM188/853
3rd July 192411th November 1925BarhamAble SeamanADM188/853
12th November 19252nd May 1926ExcellentAble SeamanADM188/853
3rd May 192614th August 1927Victory IAble SeamanADM188/853
15th August 192731st December 1929NelsonAble SeamanADM188/853
1st January 19309th January 1930Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/398
10th January 193016th June 1931ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/398
17th June 19316th April 1934LondonAble SeamanADM363/398
7th April 19343rd January 1935Victory IAble SeamanADM363/398
4th January 193524th July 1935NelsonAble SeamanADM363/398
25th July 193525th July 1935Shore CS ExpiredAble SeamanADM363/398
26th July 193527th September 1938Joined R.N.RAble SeamanADM363/398
28th September 19381st October 1938Victory I - II (Mobilised)Able SeamanADM363/398
2nd October 193814th June 1939DemobilisedAble SeamanADM363/398
15th June 193930th September 1939Cochrane (Dee)Able SeamanADM363/398
1st October 193915th October 1939Titania (Dee)Able SeamanADM363/398
16th October 193923rd November 1939ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/398
24th November 193911th December 1939Pembroke XAble SeamanADM363/398
12th December 193921st July 1940Defiance (Radnor Castle)Able SeamanADM363/398
22nd July 194010th December 1940AberdonianAble SeamanADM363/398
11th December 194013th January 1941Victory IAble SeamanADM363/398
14th January 194124th May 1941HoodAble SeamanADM363/398

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Arthur's name is in Column 2 of Panel 48.

Detail of Arthur's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)