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Name: Arthur Eyguem De Montaigne "Jacko" Jarvis
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Croix de Guerre with Palm [France]
Country: Canada
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 17 (RFC)
150 (RAF)
Victories: 7
Born: 30 November 1894
Place of Birth: Napanee, Ontario
Died: 20 January 1969
Place of Death:  
Wounded at Vimy Ridge, Arthur Eyguem De Montaigne Jarvis transferred to the Royal Flying Corps on 6 August 1917. Flying the Bristol M.1c, the Sopwith Camel and the S.E.5a, he scored seven victories while serving with 17 Squadron (later became 150 Squadron) in Macedonia during 1918.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. Arthur Eyguem de Montaingne Jarvis (E. Ontario R.).
   A bold and determined fighter. On the 26th of July he engaged and shot down an enemy machine, which was seen to crash. Later on the same date he attacked a hostile two-seater and forced it to land near our lines; both occupants were taken prisoners.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 25 Apr 1918 1000 17 Bristol M.1c (C4913) DFW C (OOC) 1 Angista
2 26 Apr 1918 1045 17 Bristol M.1c (C4913) DFW C (DES) 2 Kuakli
3 20 May 1918 1215 150 Sopwith Camel LVG C (OOC) Hudova
4 11 Jul 1918 0700 150 S.E.5a Albatros D.V (OOC) 3 NW of Furka
5 19 Jul 1918 0800 150 S.E.5a (B30) Albatros D.V (DES) 4 W of Livunovo
6 26 Jul 1918 0910 150 S.E.5a (B163) Rumpler C (DES) SE of Cerniste
7 26 Jul 1918 1220 150 S.E.5a (B30) DFW C.V (CAP) 5 Elisan

1 Shared with Lt Acheson Goulding
2 Shared with Lt J J Boyd Harvey (5177)
3 Shared with Lt J A Beeny (B695), Lt W Ridley (B30)
4 Shared with Capt Gerald Bell, Capt G M Brawley (B694), Lt W Ridley (C9501)
5 Shared with Lt C B Spackman (C9501)
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