|Address||Hudson Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mrs Catron, Hudson Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Military Cross (Awarded)
Displayed great gallantry and devotion to duty in leading Company, enabling valuable services to be rendered. (near Ypres on 20 September 1917).
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Noted CATRON Joseph Edward NR|
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in leading his company to the final objective in an attack. He showed great skill in selecting positions, and encouraged his men under heavy shell fire. The success of the operation was in a great measure due to his courage and initiative.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|