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Vis-En-Artois Memorial

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Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 28 October 1918

Edward Francis Champion

Commemorated on St Saviour's Parish Memorial, Guernsey


Born at Guernsey. Sixth son of Frederick and Elizabeth Champion who were both born at Jersey.
Husband of Emily Cora Champion, 22 Tresillian St., Cattledown Rd., Plymouth.

Killed in action, aged 21 years


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Edward Francis Champion

Corporal Edward Francis Champion
1st RM Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry


He could swim and was passed test at Deal on 29/04/1915. Passed Corporal Feb 1918. Was also wounded at least twice on 2/8/1916 & 18/09/1916. Awarded one Good Conduct Badge on 21 Feb 1917.

Embarked RM Brigade 26/3/18

(Photograph courtesy of Graeme Sty)