Percy Vere Binns  (I15880)
Given Names: Percy Vere
Surname: Binns

Gender: Male Male
      

Birth: 9 February 1893 Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica
Death: 28 August 1918 France

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 9 February 1893 Father36Mother35 Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica

Death 28 August 1918 (Age 25) France

Burial France
Cemetery: DAINVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY

Last Change 4 June 2014 - 05:00:42 - by: binnsadmin

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1893 Feb 9 Birth at Port Antonio, Portland, father Ellis Binns, accountant, mother Amelia Binns, formerly Saffery
1907 Sep 12 Arrival at Boston aboard SS Admiral Sampson from Jamaica on 28 Aug, age 15 years 6 months, student in transit, british, english, last resident in Port Antonio, Jamaica, father Ellis P Binns of Port Antonio, Jamaica, bound for Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. Accompanied by Amy Alice, Ray Ellerton, and Ralph Spencer Binns. Recorded as Percy Arthur Binns
1908 Aug 25 Departure from Bordeau, Jamaica aboard s s Admiral Dewey, Percy Binns, age 15, college lad, nationality England, last residence Port Antonio, Jamaica, next of kin Ellis P Binns, c/o United Fruit Company, Port Antonio, Jamaica, bound for Canada. Accompanied by Ralph Binns
1910 Sep 5 Arrival aboard SS Admiral Sampson, age 17, student born West Indies, going to Woodstock, Ontario. Accompanied by Amy and Chas Binns
1914-18 Captain 1st Brigade canadian Engineers. Won Military Cross
Captain 1st Brigade Canadian Engineers, second son of Mr. Ellis P. Binns of Lee, London, S.E., and formerly of Port Antonio, Jamaica. He was born at Port Antonio in 1893 was educated at Woodstock College; Ontario, and at Toronto University. In 1914 he took up profession of civil engineering, in November, 1915, he obtained a Commission in the Canadian Engineers with the 1st Brigade of which he went to France. He was wounded on September 8th, 1916, and was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry on New Year's Day, 1917. In September of the same year he was made Acting Adjutant, and on May 31st he was appointed Staff Captain to his Brigade. On the 28th of August he was killed in action in France.
1918 CWGC: Percy Vere Binns, captain died 28 Aug 1918, age 25, 1st Bde. T.H.Q, Canadian Engineers, Military Cross, buried at Dainville British Cemetery. Son of Ellis P and Amelia Binns of 18 Dorville Road, Lee, London. Born at Port Antonio, Jamaica. B.Sc. Toronto University

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