|Sir William Campion
KCMG DSO TD DL
Sir William Campion and son
|21st Governor of Western Australia|
28 October 1924 – 9 June 1931
|Preceded by||Sir Francis Newdegate|
|Succeeded by||Sir James Mitchell (from 1948)|
|Born||William Robert Campion
3 July 1870
London, England, UK
|Died||2 January 1951
Hassocks, Sussex, England, UK
|Spouse(s)||Katherine Mary Byron|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Order|
|Unit||Royal Sussex Regiment|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Born in England in 1870, he was educated at Eton and Oxford University, and was the Conservative MP for Lewes between 1910 and 1924, when he was knighted and given the governorship of Western Australia.
Campion was commissioned into the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment in 1888. He served in the First World War, reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1915, and being awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1918.
He died in Sussex in 1951.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Campion
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt.
|Member of Parliament for Lewes
1910 – 1924
Tufton Percy Hamilton Beamish
Sir Francis Newdegate
|Governor of Western Australia
Title next held bySir James Mitchell
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