CHAMPNEY, Harold d’Arcy


Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth:

Date of death: 29th April 1918 age 20

Place of death:

Service number:

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment 12th Btn (Teeside Pioneers)


Cemetery location:

Where remembered?:
Buried Niederzwehren Cemetery Kassel grave 11.c.7
Olivers Mount memorial and St Mary`s Church, Scarborough
Denstone College Uttoxeter

Biographical Information

Eldest son of Col. F. D’Arcy Champney (late 4th Bn. Duke of Wellington’s Regt.) and Mrs. Champney, of The Valley, Scarborough. Educated at Denstone College, Staffordshire (member of O.T.C. 3 years, VI. Form, Senior Prefect; Editor “Denstonian.”) Balliol College, Oxon, O.C.B., 1916. commissioned Jan., 1917. Died from meningitis resulting from wounds received at Sailly-sur-la-lys.

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