GEORGE EDWARD CAMPION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Campion
FORENAMES:George Edward
TITLE:Gentleman
BORN:01 12 1816
AT:.
BAPTISED:19 12 1816
AT:Hurstpierpoint Sussex
OCCUPATION[S]:.
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:William John Campion
MOTHER:Jane Austen/Austin
SIBLINGS: Jane Bridget Campion, b 16 04 1799, cx 31 05 1799 Hurstpierpoint Sussex
Henry Francis Campion, b 18 10 1802 Danny Sussex, cx 24 11 1802 Hurstpierpoint Sussex, d 02 11 1809
William John Campion, b 16 11 1804 Danny/Hurstpierpoint Sussex, m Harriet Kemp 17 01 1829
Margaretta Campion, b 22 09 1806 Danny Sussex, cx 08 04 1807 Hurstpierpoint Sussex
Frances Henrietta Campion, b 02 03 1809 Danny Sussex
Charles Heathcote Campion, b 14 02 1814, cx 28 02 1814 Hurstpierpoint Sussex
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:William Campion married Jane Austin 1801 Horsham Sussex or 1803 Hurstpierpoint Sussex
COMMISSIONED:Cornet 4LD 22 03 1839.
APPOINTED:Cornet 4LD 22 03 1839 by purchase vice Cornet Josias Rogers John Coles promoted
EXCHANGED:.
BREVET:.
LOCAL RANK:.
TROOP NO:2Q 1839: Depot Troop
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
EMBARKATIONS:05/06 06 1840 Java Gravesend England
09 03 1841 Thomas Coutts for London via Colombo and the Cape [recorded as Lieutenant in shipping entry]
DISEMBARKATIONS:26 10 1840 Java Bombay India
NOTES:Pay & Muster Roll: 3Q 1841 Medical Certificate Europe 09 03 1841. Dec[eased?] 4Q 1841
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OTHER DUTIES:.
MEDALS:.
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POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:20 05 1841 [South Africa]
Extract from South African Commercial Advertiser May 1841:
`Deaths, May 20th: George Campion Esq., late Cornet in HM 4th Regt. Light Dragoons, aged 25 years.'
Obituary The Morning Post Sat 14 08 1841
`On the 20th of May last, at the Cape of Good Hope, on his return from India, George Edward Campion, Cornet in the 4th Light Dragoons, youngest son of William John Campion, Esq., of Danny Sussex.'
BURIED:.
WILL:.
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NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-651
CO/53/6
BL SOURCES:.
LONDON GAZETTES: No. 19718, 22 03 1839
HART'S ARMY LISTS: .
PRESS/ALMANACKS: United Service Magazine 1839
Bombay Calendar 1841, 1842
South African Commercial Advertiser May 1841
The Morning Post Sat 14 08 1841
OTHER SOURCES:IGI
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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