Victor Preston Cato

#541, b. 30 September 1919, d. August 1981

Individual's Timeline

Birth30 September 1919Victor Preston Cato1
Death of Father16 May 1958Clarence Melmer Cato
DeathAugust 1981Victor Preston Cato

Primary events

Military

  • 1941, Name CATO, VICTOR PRESTON
    Service Australian Army
    Service Number TX16310 (T44273)
    Date of Birth 30 Sep 1919
    Place of Birth HOBART, TAS
    Date of Enlistment 3 Mar 1941
    Locality on Enlistment Unknown
    Place of Enlistment HOBART, TAS
    Next of Kin CATO, CLARENCE
    Date of Discharge 2 Nov 1942
    Rank Signalman
    Posting at Discharge NG FORCE SIGNALS
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry None
    Prisoner of War No4

Child of Victor Preston Cato and Jean Constable

  • Unnamed Cato5

Citations

  1. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Preston Victor
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Clarence Melmer CATO
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Ada Isabella CATO nee OLeary
    Date: 1919-09-30
    Sex: M
    Place: 247 Macquarie Street HOBART
    Registration Year: 1919
    Registration Number: 5206.
  2. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to birth Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1930 (unknown url) "Cato Preston Victor
    Birth Day:      30 Sep 1919
    Gender:      Male
    Father's Name:      C M
    Publication Date:      3 Oct 1919."
  3. Tas cemeteries database, online http://eheritage.statelibrary.tas.gov.au, CATO      Victor Preston      61      Cremation      31-Aug-1981      WEST HOBART.
  4. Aust War Memorial nominal, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/doc/contacts.asp
  5. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Sat 10 Jan 1942 Page 6.