Walter E H Jarvis
Jarvis, Walter Edward Howard
Murray Bridge Rowing Club (SA)
1914 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship three seat – Second
1920 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship three seat – First
1922 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship three seat – First
1923– Interstate Men’s Eight Championship three seat – First
1924 – Olympic Games – Men’s Eight three seat – eliminated in repechage
1923 South Australian crew from Murray Bridge - Wally Jarvis in the three seat
Wally Jarvis was one of the Murray Cods crew that spanned WWI and serving in WWI in between. He was a loco fireman for the SA Railways and appears to have been involved with the railways in France.
After winning the test race for the Olympics on the Port River in Adelaide.
Standing left to right - Unknown, H E Wynne, J P Marcus, F Willoughby, W Christopher, R H Wallman (Chairman SARA), His Excellency Sir Tom Bridges, E Higgs, H L Binney, C A Jepp, C A M West (Hon Sec SARA), S A Johnson, far right unknown
Crew members are from left to right, A C Tauber, E D Thomas, W E H Jarvis, R A Cummings, F M Cummings, H E Graetz, W M Sladden, A V Scott, W H Pfeiffer, G E Tucker (emergency), Aud Martin
Despite being injured in the war with a fracture of the lower right leg, both tibia and fibia broken, he returned to competition after the war. He tried out for the King's Cup crew in England in 1919.
He had a very successful rowing career.