|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Queenscliffe, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs B Champion de Crespigny, 123 Strangways Crescent, North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Lieutenant-Colonel|
|Unit name||3rd Australian General Hospital|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/67/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Colonel|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Service Order
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 20 May 1915; disembarked Egypt (date not recorded).
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, [?] August 1915.
Appointed second-in-command, 3rd Australian General Hospital, Mudros, 28 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 27 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Appointed to command 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 20 February 1916; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, 6 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force (date not recorded); disembarked Marseilles, France, 6 April 1916.
Absent from unit, Rouen, on duty, 4 June 1916; resumed command, 15 June 1916.
Mentioned in Despatches 'for distinguished and gallant services rendered during the period of General Sir Charles Monro's Command of the M.E.F.'
Granted 3 weeks' sick leave to England, 6 November 1916; rejoined unit, 8 December 1916.
Admitted to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Rouen, 30 December 1916 (gall bladder); transferred to England, 3 January 1917, and admitted to Miss Pollock's Hospital for Officers, Weymouth St, London, 4 January 1917; discharged to duty, 26 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 March 1917; resumed Command (promoted Temporary Colonel, 5 March 1917), 1st Australian General Hospital, from sick leave, 6 March 1917.
Awarded Distinguished Service Order, 3 June 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Red Cross Hospital, Rouen, 2 August 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to duty and rejoined 1st Australian General Hospital, 12 August 1917.
On leave to Paris, 20 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 23 September 1917.
Transferred to AIF Headquarters, London, 13 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; appointment terminated (discharged), 13 January 1918.
Re-embarked Adelaide, 13 October 1918, on board HT 'Gaika', 6 August 1918; disembarked London, England, 13 October 1918.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 16 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 26 October 1918.
Attached for duty to Administrative Headquarters, London, 9 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czarita', 16 March 1919 (Medical Officer); transshipped Alexandria to HT 'Dunluce Castle', 7 April 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 21 May 1919.Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CHAMPION DE CRESPIGNY Constantine Trent|