Thanks for your suggestions.
His naval record makes him about 10 month older than he is according to the baptism date.
He enlists in 1894, on the 8 November. I wondered if he needed to be a certain age to enlist without parent's consent.
Naval record describes him as 'labourer'.
I have him in 1881 with his parents, but not sure about 1891. I found a George Pope in Loddiswell (mother's birthplace) as a farm servant. There is a Selina Pope there, who I think is his younger sister.
In 1891, if it is him, his birthplace is COLLATON, which may be Collaton St Mary, part of or near Paignton.
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