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First Name: Andrew

Last Name: Champion

Birthplace: Brownsville, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: Donna, TX

Date of Birth: 14 October 1899

Date of Death: 21 June 1988

Rank: Private

Years Served:
Andrew Champion, Jr.

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Andrew Champion, Jr.

Private, U. S. Marine Corps

Silver Star

Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces
By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D. 1918), Private Andrew Champion (MCSN: 81385), United States Marine Corps, is cited by the Commanding General, SECOND DIVISION, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him. Private Champion distinguished himself while serving with the 67th Company, Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at St. Etienne, France, 2 to 10 October 1918.

Purple Heart with two gold stars and the French Croix de Guerre with gilt star

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318346   Created by: drjones46




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