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Sgt James Champion
Birth: 1834
Hammersmith
Greater London, England
Death: May 4, 1904
Hammersmith
Greater London, England

English recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was approximately 24 years old, and a Troop Sergeant-Major in the 8th Hussars (The King's Royal Irish), British Army. On 8 September 1858 at Beejapore, India, during the Indian Mutiny, when both the officers attached to the troop were disabled, Troop Sergeant-Major Champion, although severely wounded himself at the start of the action, nevertheless continued to do his duty and wounded several of the enemy. He was also commended for his distinguished conduct at Gwalior. (bio by: derrick unwin) 
 
Burial:
Mortlake Cemetery
Mortlake
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Greater London, England
 
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Originally Created by: derrick unwin
Record added: Oct 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15962113
Sgt James Champion
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- poddop
 Added: Nov. 6, 2015

- Alys from England
 Added: Aug. 5, 2015
Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015
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