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Edward Samuel CATO

Regimental number26919
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address163 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs L M Cato, 97 Francis Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Commemoration detailsPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, Tasmania
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Caroline CATO
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15239 Gunner Allan Berie CATO, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 November 1941
Age at death51
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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