Date of Death: 19/03/1918
Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment 7th Bn. attd. 12th Field Coy. Royal Engineers
Grave Reference Special Memorial 29.
Cemetery DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Born in 1893 at Walthamstow, son of Alfred Jordan (Mercantile later Insurance Clerk) and Agnes Champ. 1901: With his family at 878 Forest Road Walthamstow.1911: An Insurance Clerk with his family at “Delamare” 878 Forest Road Walthamstow. By 1915 the family home was at “Glenelg” 43 Fullers Road, South Woodford.
Initially a Private in the London Regiment, he was commissioned into 7 Essex Regiment via the University of London O.T.C. At the time of his death he was attached to 12 Field Company Royal Engineers. He had arrived in France on 26-05-16. He was accidentally wounded in the Lagnicourt area on 02-03-18, and died from those wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station on 19-03-18.
X/R Thomas Alfred Champ (Brother)
Memorial: Roll of Honour St Mary’s Church.
Separate Folder: NO.
Principal Sources: Ancestry.
Qualification: Borough Resident.