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


    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


  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, CATO      Victor Preston      61      Cremation      31-Aug-1981      WEST HOBART.
  4. Aust War Memorial nominal, online
  5. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Sat 10 Jan 1942 Page 6.