Esmond Lee Cato

#604, b. 28 June 1897, d. 23 March 1977

Individual's Timeline

Birth28 June 1897Esmond Lee Cato1
Marriage6 November 1922Esmond Lee Cato2
Death of Father21 July 1947Joseph Herbert 'Julian" Cato
Death of Mother4 August 1955Emily Lee3
Death23 March 1977Esmond Lee Cato4

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

Military Career

Records show that Esmond Lee Cato served in the armed forces. Stated he had been in the AIF from march 1915 to July 1919, and had received the Military Medal. He was discharged from the Militia 6/4/1933.1

Voter Enrolements


  • 1918, The Military Medal after having served 3 and half years at the front. Reported in the Sydney Morning Herald 13th November 1918

Children of Esmond Lee Cato and Ada Florence Mills

  • Betty Cato
  • Beryl Cato
  • Pamela Cato


  1. Various various, by unknown photographer, Attestation form for enlisting in the Militia.
  2. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) View title info Sat 16 Dec 1922 Page 12.
  3. Ryerson, Ryerson Index, CATO     Emily     Death notice     04AUG1955     Death     80      at Hurstville, late of Bexley     Sydney Morning Herald     05AUG1955.     
  4. Ryerson, Ryerson Index, CATO     Esmond (Jack)     Death notice     23MAR1977     Death     79      late of Mortdale     Sydney Morning Herald     26MAR1977.     
  5. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online