Charles Victor Cato

#432, b. 1893, d. 10 June 1949

Individual's Timeline

Birth1893Charles Victor Cato1
Death of Father1932Charles Edward Cato2
Death10 June 1949Charles Victor Cato3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Charles was a farmer, later a driver.4
  • Religion: Charles was of the Methodist faith.
  • Note: Named his mother as NOK, but his father was still alive?
  • Description: At the age of 22 years Charles Victor Cato was described as was 5 foot 9 and a quarter inches tall, weighed 11 stone 4 pouinds, had a 36" chest with a 3" expansion, and had a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair.

Voter Enrolements


  • 1914, 6931
  • 1915, leaving Australia 18th November 1915, serving in the field in Egypt and France until 15th January 1917 when he was admitted to hospital in England suffering from Trenchfoot. He left England to return to Australia on 10th march 1918, and by then he was suffering from Bronchitis
  • 1915, Joined the 4th Field Artillary Brigade, He had been in the reserves in Thorpedale prior to this.
  • 19185
  • 1921-1923, Thorpedale, Victoria, Australia, picked up his star, medal number 27298, and his victory medal number 6931 .

Children of Charles Victor Cato and Elsie Louise Petschak


  1. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, 1893/26658.
  2. DB - NSW BDM on line, online, 6920/1932 CATO CHARLES E EDWARD CATHERINE.
  3. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, 1949/5799.
  4. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online
  5. Aust War Memorial nominal, online