Frederick Thomas Cato

#480, b. 2 June 1913, d. 1974

Individual's Timeline

Birth2 June 1913Frederick Thomas Cato1
Death of Father1932Joseph Seymour Cato2
Death1974Frederick Thomas Cato3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Frederick was a clerk.

Anecdote - Musings and Reasonings

Research note (complicated): May have married a Bettine MILLER and had a son Frederick Thomas born 1960 died 1978 aged 18 in Parkdale, and a son John David born 1949 died 1962 aged 13.

There is a Court Case regarding access to the children in 1966. The children are named as James Seymour, Peter Scott and Margaret Joy. He is said to be a spastic, who was sometimes in Kew children's home. There was also a daiughter Margaret. The court case confirms that frederick is part of the Moran and Catio Family, as he had shares that he was having to sell gradually to fund his family..

Military Career

Records show that Frederick Thomas Cato served in the armed forces. Served in WW2.4

Voter Enrolements

  • In 1936 Frederick Thomas Cato was enrolled to vote at the same address in Sandringham as Ada Blanche Swan.


  1. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Fredk Thos
    Event: B
    Sex: M
    Spouse Surname/Father: Joseph
    Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Ada Blanche SWAN
    Age Code:
    Birth Place: NORTHCOTE
    Death Place:
    Year: 1913
    Reg. Number: 15360.
  2. Ann Ringer, Look up of Vic deaths.
  3. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, 1974/3226.
  4. Aust War Memorial nominal, online, Name CATO, FREDERICK THOMAS
    Service Australian Army
    Service Number VX83321
    Date of Birth 2 Jun 1913
    Place of Birth MELBOURNE, VIC
    Date of Enlistment 19 Jul 1942
    Locality on Enlistment SANDRINGHAM, VIC
    Place of Enlistment CRANBOURNE, VIC
    Next of Kin CATO, A
    Date of Discharge 1 Aug 1946
    Rank Sergeant
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry None
    Prisoner of War No.