Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato

#306, b. 13 May 1885, d. 18 September 1918

Individual's Timeline

Birth13 May 1885Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato1
Marriage20 February 1912Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato2,3,4
Death of Father2 January 1916Samuel Joseph Cato5
Death of Mother1 March 1917Mary Coleman6
Death18 September 1918Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato7,8

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Name Variation: He was also known as Garfield 'Bert' Cato.6
  • Occupation: Hubert was a farmer.10
  • Will: Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato left a will in 1918 in Tasmania, Australia.11

Commemoration

His death was commemorated by an obituary in the Hobart newspapers on 18 March 1919 in The Mercury - roll of honour, Tasmania, Australia.6

Military Career

Records show that Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato served in the armed forces. CATO, Hubert Garfield
Service no 7358
Private
12th Battalion

Born New Town, Tas.
Son of Samuel Joseph and Mary CATO
Husband of Lily Blanche CATO
Of Hobart, Tas.
Occupation prior to enlistment Orchardist
Killed in action 18 September 1918
Aged 33 years
Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

Tasmania Weekly Courier 27 February 1919 Insert 4

Tasmania Weekly Courier 15 February 1917 Insert 4

Photos at http://tas.ww1anzac.com/ca-ce.html.

Voter Enrolements

  • In 1914 Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato was enrolled to vote at the same address in Port Cygnet as Algernon Coleman Cato.
  • In 1919 Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato was enrolled to vote at the same address in Cygnet as Algernon Coleman Cato.

Military

  • 1916, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia, Private in 12th Battalion AIF, number 7358.9
  • 1918, as recorded in the Mercury
  • 1920, There is a file in the Australian Archives relating to his families application for a pension.

Children of Hubert Garfield 'Bert' Cato and Lily Blanch Collidge

Citations

  1. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: HUBERT GARFIELD
    Event: Birth
    Father/Spouse Surname: SAMUEL JOSEPH
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: COLEMAN MARY
    Day: 13
    Month: 5
    Year: 1885
    Age:
    Sex: M
    Spouse Age:
    Spouse Sex:
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Number: 3080/1885
    Reference: RGD 33.
  2. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to Marriage Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1962 (unknown url) "Hubert Garfield (Bert) Cato
    Spouse Name:      Lily Blanche Collidge
    Marriage Date:      20 Feb 1912
    Gender:      Male
    Publication Date:      6 May 1912."
  3. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: HERBERT GARFIELD
    Event: M
    Father/Spouse Surname: COLLIDGE
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: LILY BLANCHE
    Date: 1912-02-20
    Sex: M
    Place: HOBART
    Registration Year: 1912
    Registration Number: 420.
  4. Tasmanian Family Link, online http://www.eos.tased.edu.au/pioneers/taslink3, Tasmanian Records Folo 0420.
  5. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Samuel Joseph
    Event: D
    Father/Spouse Surname:
    Mother/Spouse Given Names:
    Date: 1916-01-02
    Sex: M
    Place: CYGNET
    Registration Year: 1916
    Registration Number: 1074.
  6. Trove - Australian Newspapers on line, online http://trove.nla.gov.au
  7. Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, online http://www.awm.gov.au, AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army


    Cato, Hubert Garfield
    Number: 7358
    Rank: Private [Pte]
    Unit: 12th Battalion AIF
    Service: Army
    Conflict: 1914-1918
    Date of Death: 18/09/1918
    Place of Death:
    Cause of Death:
    Memorial Panel: 65
    Cemetery or Memorial Details: 26 Villers Bretonneux-France
    Next Of Kin:
    Place Of Enlistment: Cygnet, TAS
    Native Place:
    Notes: CATO, Pte. Hubert Garfield, 7358. 12th Bn. 18th Sept., 1918. Age 33. Son of Samuel Joseph and Mary Cato; husband of Lily Blanche Cato, of Hobart, Tasmania.

    Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
  8. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Private No. 7358, 12th Battalion A.I.F. Hubert Garfield
    Event: D
    Father/Spouse Surname:
    Mother/Spouse Given Names:
    Date: 1918-09-18
    Sex:
    Place: FRANCE
    Registration Year: 1919
    Registration Number: 2229.
  9. Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, online http://www.awm.gov.au
  10. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online http://search.ancestry.com.au
  11. Tasmanian Wills 1825 - 1915, online http://digital.statelibrary.tas.gov.au, CatoHerbert Garfield1919AD960/40     452     12367.
  12. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Reginald Hubert
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Hubert Garfield CAT0
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Lily Blanche CATO nee Collidge
    Date: 1912-06-28
    Sex: M
    Place: Macquarie Street HOBART
    Registration Year: 1912
    Registration Number: 890.
  13. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Marjorie Winifred
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Hubert Garfield CATO
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Lily CATO nee Collidge
    Date: 1914-03-01
    Sex: F
    Place: LOVETT
    Registration Year: 1914
    Registration Number: 3756.
  14. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Sheila Frances
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Hubert Garfield CATO
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Lily Blanche CATO nee Collidge
    Date: 1916-08-06
    Sex: F
    Place: Upper Princes Street SANDY BAY
    Registration Year: 1916
    Registration Number: 4425.