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Bob Champion, who has now received the Arctic Star Picture: DAVID FERGUSON (18079306) Read more at http://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2017/04/29/honour-for-island-arctic-convoy-hero/#0lYJtmHR3DA5YO72.99
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Honour for Arctic Convoy Hero

THE heroism of an Islander who took part in the perilous Arctic Convoy missions of the Second World War was celebrated yesterday at a reception held in his honour. Bob Champion (93) was the leading torpedo operator on HMS Kent, which took part in the Arctic Convoys – missions north of the Arctic Circle to…

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