Preston Athol Cato
#581, b. 30 October 1925, d. 24 September 1998
- Father: Joseph Preston Cato b. 13 Oct 1885, d. 10 Oct 1959
- Mother: Janet Boddington 'Jean' Phillips b. 1885, d. 17 May 1926
- Relationship: 4th cousin 2 times removed of My granddaughter Madison :-D
- Birth: Preston Athol Cato was born on 30 October 1925 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
- Birthrept: The birth of Preston Athol Cato was reported in The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on 3 November 1925.3
- Death of Mother: His mother Janet Boddington 'Jean' Phillips died on 17 May 1926 in Summerhill Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.1
- Death of Father: His father Joseph Preston Cato died on 10 October 1959 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
- Death: Preston died on 24 September 1998 in Tasmania, Australia, (Aged 72 years, 10 months and 25 days, worked back from recorded birth date).2
- CREM: He was cremated on 28 September 1998 in Cornelian Bay crematorium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.4
Children of Preston Athol Cato and Bonnie ?
- Penny Cato
- Paula Cato
- Ian Preston Cato
- Leigh Cato
- Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
Given Names: Janet Bodington
Mother/Spouse Given Names:
Place: Summerhill Road HOBART
Registration Year: 1926
Registration Number: 1503.
- Conclusion of, Shirley, Assumed from confirmed Burial date.
- Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to birth Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1930 (unknown url) "Cato Preston Athol
Birth Day: 31 Oct 1925
Father's Name: P
Publication Date: 3 Nov 1925."
- Tas cemeteries database, online http://eheritage.statelibrary.tas.gov.au, CATO Preston Athol 72 Cremation 28-Sep-1998 LINDISFARNE.
- Aust War Memorial nominal, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/doc/contacts.asp, Service Record
Service Record RAN
Name CATO, PRESTON ATHOL
Service Royal Australian Navy
Service Number H2346
Date of Birth 30 Oct 1925
Place of Birth HOBART
Date of Enlistment 2 Nov 1942
Locality on Enlistment CRADOC, TAS
Home Port/Port Division HOBART, TAS
Next of Kin CATO, JOSEPH
Date of Discharge 17 Sep 1946
Rank Sick Berth Attendant
Posting at Discharge HMAS Huon
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No
Also dowloaded a copy of his service record.
- Various various, by unknown photographer, Attestation form for enlisting in the Naval reserve.