Rodolph de Salis Champion1

M, b. 28 January 1877, d. 1947

FatherJames Champion VC1 b. 1834, d. 4 May 1904
MotherSarah Hamblin1 b. 1834, d. 1901
Rodolph de Salis Champion|b. 28 Jan 1877\nd. 1947|p66.htm|James Champion VC|b. 1834\nd. 4 May 1904|p68.htm|Sarah Hamblin|b. 1834\nd. 1901|p69.htm|William Champion|b. 26 Apr 1807\nd. 24 Oct 1883|p71.htm|Mary A. Wake|b. 1805\nd. 1873|p86.htm|David J. Hamblin||p74.htm||||

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Baptism Name1877, Rodolph de Salis, named after the Commander of the 8th Hussars whom his father James Champion rescued and won the VC for.1 
Name Variation1877, Rudolph, often mistaken in records and recorded as Rudolph instead of Rodolph2 
Birth*28 January 1877, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England1,3 
Nickname28 January 1877, Rody4 
Census 1881*3 April 1881, The Slad, Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, age given as 4.5
Census 1891*5 April 1891, New Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, age given as 14 and listed as a scholar.6
Name Variation5 April 1891, Rudolph6 
Marriage*12 June 1896, Principal=Emma Binge1,3 
Description*17 August 1903, Height 5' 9", Hair fair, Eyes blue, Complexion fresh3 
Occupation*17 August 1903, joined Metropolitan Police Force. Warrant number 90011 and posted to W or Clapham Division.3 
Occupation11 June 1907, Metropolitan Police Force transferred to J or Hackney Division3 
Milit-Beg*10 March 1915, joined army - World War I3 
Occupation2 May 1919, returned to Metropolitan Police Force and promoted to Sergeant.3 
Occupation24 January 1920, transferred to K or Stepney Division.3 
Retirement*30 December 1929, length of service was 25 years.3 
Residence*1931, 47 Abbott Road, Tower Hamlets, England, Principal=Emma Binge7
Death*1947, Hornchurch, Essex, England1 


Emma Binge b. 11 January 1876, d. 29 June 1950
Marriage*12 June 1896, Principal=Emma Binge1,3 


  1. [S15] Peter David Marshall "Folder of research completed by Peter Marshall and passed to Jane Marshall."
  2. [S5] Website ( " British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.
    Original data: Army Medal Office. WWI Medal Index Cards. In the care of The Western Front Association website."
  3. [S15] Peter David Marshall "Folder of research completed by Peter Marshall and passed to Jane Marshall. Letter to Ted Morrison, decended from another Champion line, from Metropolitan Police Office."
  4. [S15] Peter David Marshall "In folder of research previously done by Peter Marshall."
  5. [S20] 1881 Census for The Slad, Painswick, Gloucestershire (online image) "Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 2542; Folio: 139; Page: 27; GSU roll: 1341613.
    Source Information: and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004."
  6. [S18] 1891 for Marie House, New Road, Edmonton, Middlesex (online image) "Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1082; Folio 155; Page 15; GSU roll: 6096192.
    Source Information: 1891 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891."
  7. [S5] Website ( " London, England, Electoral Registers, 1835-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data: Electoral Registers. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives."
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