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ChampionWSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
ChampionW8309DriverDied of disease. Pretoria, 23 November 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Army Service Corps
ChampionW2nd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Cheshire Regiment
ChampionW8309DriverDemise: Died of disease 23 Nov 1900
Place: Pretoria
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Army Service Corps
ChampionW C3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
ChampionW JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
ChampionW LTrooperMissing in action. Nooitgedacht, 13 December 1900
Court of Enquiry - KIA
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Kitchener's Horse
ChampionW L9472TrooperDemise: Killed in action 13 Dec 1900
Place: Nooitgedacht
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Kitchener's Horse
ChampionW RSource: QSA and KSA rollsCape Garrison Artillery
ChampionWilliam25349SapperTransferred to G Company.

QSA (2) Belm MR

TNA ref 156/4
Royal Engineers, Railway Company, 8th
ChampionWilliam Benjamin25216TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Commander-in-Chief's Bodyguard
ChampionWilliam Lewis9472TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
Champion de CrespignyClaudeCaptainCHAMPION DE CRESPIGNY, CLAUDE, Captain, was born 11 September 1873, in London, third son of Major Sir Claude Champion de Crespigny, Baronet, of Champion Lodge, Maldon, Essex, and Georgiana Margaret, second daughter of Robert McKerrall, of Hillhouse. He was educated at Hawtrey's and Eton, and was commissioned in the 2nd Life Guards 3 July 1895, becoming Lieutenant 5 August 1896, and Captain 3 February 1900. Captain de Crespigny served in the South African War, 1899-1900, and was present at the Relief of Kimberley and at operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg and actions at Poplar Grove (severely wounded); operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900, including actions at Colesberg (1 January to 12 February). He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 4 May 1900, and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with three clasps; was recommended for the Victoria Cross, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Claude Champion de Crespigny, Captain, 2nd Life Guards. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented to him by the King 12 March, 1902. Sir Audley Nield reported on the act of gallantry at Rensburg for which Captain de Crespigny was recommended for the Victoria Cross, and there was a leading article in the 'Army and Navy Gazette' on the subject. From December 1900, to January 1902, he was ADC to the Governor-General of India, and from 31 January 1903 to 31 August 1903 was employed with the West African Frontier Force in Southern Nigeria, taking part in the operations against the Chief Aduku-kaika of Igarra; operations against the Uris and the people of Omonoha and Ebima. He was wounded, and received the Medal and clasp. He was killed 18 May 1910.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Life Guards
Champion-de CrespignyClaudeCaptain2nd Life Guards. QSA (3). Medal presented by King. Wounded, Poplar's Grove, 13 Jan 00.
Source: QSA medal rolls
Life Guards
ChampkenFrederickTrooperUnit: B. troop. Nationality: English. Age: 32, Address: 56 Victoria Road, Walford.
Source: List of Jameson raiders
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