Cyril Binge1

M, b. 1 January 1895

Sidney Champion - approximately 1919

MotherEmma Binge1 b. 11 Jan 1876, d. 29 Jun 1950
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Last Edited22 Jan 2012

Birth*1 January 1895, Leavening, Yorkshire, England, no fathers name appears on the birth certificate.1
Birth Reg9 February 1895, birth was registered in the registration district of Malton, sub district Westoe in the County of York by Cyril's mother Emma and the registrar was William W Waite., Witness=Emma Binge2
Description*16 August 1915, description given as 5 ft 5.5" tall, red hair, brown eyes and fresh complexion.3 
Milit-Beg*16 August 1915, joined the Royal Navy. Prior to this had been in the Merchant Navy.3
Name Change16 August 1915, Sidney Champion3,4 
Military Service*31 December 1915, was stationed with the Pembroke. Then moved on to the Earl of Peterborough 31 December 1916.3 
Occupation*12 December 1919, merchant navy and rank given as Able Seaman. The ship is likely to be Appalochee, official number: 101848 as is shown on reverse of record card. Built in 1894. It is also possible this ship was renamed Duffiled as this ship has the same reference number.4


  1. [S24] Copy birth certificate of Cyril Binge, 1 January 1895 "GRO Birth Certificiate - Quarter Jan-Feb-Mar 1895; District Malton; Volume 9D; Page 417."
  2. [S16] General Registry Office Indexes "GRO References 1895 - January-March quarter, Registration district Malton, Volume 9d, Page 417."
  3. [S25] Record of Service of Sidney Champion "Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services - Catalogue Reference:ADM/188/73, Image Reference:65."
  4. [S3] Website Find My Past ( "Merchant Navy Seamen 1918-1941."
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