The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G H Champion


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Private George Hastings CHAMPION, L/7418, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 20th April 1918.

Born Maidstone, Kent.

18th November 1886, Holy Trinity, Maidstone, baptism of George Hastings Champion, son of William Henry & Elizabeth Champion.


1911 Census - 18, Gladstone Road, Maidstone, Kent - Henry Champion, head, age 61, married, railway porter, SE&C Railway, born Horsham, Sussex; Elizabeth Champion, wife, age 44, married 25 years, 8 children, all still alive, born West Farleigh, Kent; George Champion, son, age 24, single, Reservist, Royal West Kent Regiment, born Maidstone, Kent; Mary Champion, daughter, age 19, single, factory powder hand Foster Clark, born Maidstone, Kent; Julia Champion, daughter, age 17, single, laundry, born Maidstone, Kent; Charles Champion, son, age 14, hawker, born Maidstone, Kent; Florence Champion, daughter, age 10, school, born Maidstone, Kent; Ellen Champion, daughter, age 7, school, born Maidstone, Kent; Sidney Champion, son, age 3, at home, born Maidstone, Kent.


Brother to L/Sgt H W Champion & Sgt C E Champion

1915 December Quarter, Sevenoaks Registration District, married Violet M Sawyer.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.

Buried at Tannay British Cemetery, Plot 1. Row D. Grave 5., Thiennes, Nord, France.


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