The Medal Bar of Lieutenant Colonel A.L.F. Jarvis
The Medal Bar of Lieutenant Colonel A.L.F. Jarvis - Imperial Service Order, Edward VII; Canada General Service Medal, 1 Clasp - FENIAN RAID 1870 (Bugler, A.L.F. Jarvis Ottawa. Bde. G.A.); Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration, Edward VII (Lt COL A.L. JARVIS G.G.F.G.); and Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, Victoria (LIEUT. COLONEL A.L. JARVIS, THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S FOOT GUARDS.). Naming is officially impressed on the latter three awards. Court-mounted, screwposts with nuts on the reverse, contact marks, very fine. Accompanied by printouts confirming his awarding of the CGSM, CAFLSM and the ISO. Footnote: Arthur Leonard Jarvis was born on 17th June 1852 in Toronto, Ontario. He entered service in 1868 and was a bugler with the Ottawa Garrison Artillery during the 1870 Fenian Raids. He became the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture in 1896, and became an Assistant Deputy Minister in 1908. His grandfather was an officer with General Sir Isaac Brock at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Awarded the Long Service Medal by General Order 9 in 1902. Awarded the Officers’ Decoration by General Order 157 in 1908. A.L.F. Jarvis was a very young bugler with the Ottawa Garrison Artillery when he was awarded his CGSM with the Fenian Raid 1870 clasp and is listed on page 226 of the "Canada General Service Medal Roll, 1866-70" by John Thyen.