Horace Charles Cath

Horace Charles Cath

Male 1909 - 1996  (86 years)

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  • Name Horace Charles Cath 
    Born 19 Jul 1909  Tooting, Wandsworth [Q3 1d 640] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1996  Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 01 Feb 1996  Stow-on-the-Wold, GLS [N. Cotswold 4851/16a 190 Feb] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6  CATH UK
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 

    Father Horace Paul Cath,   b. Abt Jun 1882, Geneva, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1916, name on Memorial to the Missing on the Somme, Thiepval/near Thiepval, France (Battle of the Somme) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Daisy Ethel Eastwood,   b. 22 Jan 1886, Lambeth, LON Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1940, of pneumonia at 11.30 p.m./Sutton & Cheam Hospital [Surrey Mid E 2a 530 - Dec] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 31 Aug 1907  Croydon [PRO 2a 620 Sept] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lorraine Pauline Hawke,   b. 21 Jan 1915, Thornton Heath, SRY [Croydon 2a 551 Q1] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1996, Stow-on-the -Wold, Glos [PRO N. Cotswold 4851/16a 279 - July] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1937  Christ Church, Thornton Heath [PRO 2a 1280 Q2 Croydon] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Horace Charles Cath [1909-1996
    Horace Charles Cath [1909-1996
    Lieutenant, Royal Marines
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Horace Charles & Lorraine Pauline Cath
    Horace Charles & Lorraine Pauline Cath
    Horace Charles Cath & Lorraine Pauline Hawke
    Horace Charles Cath & Lorraine Pauline Hawke
    Wedding 1937

    Headstones
    Horace & Lorraine Cath's grave, Little Compton
    Horace & Lorraine Cath's grave, Little Compton

  • Notes 
    • From War Service of the Staff of Coutts & Co, 1939-1945:

      HORACE CHARLES CATH
      Horace Charles Cath joined the Royal Marines in 1941.
      When he was commissioned in 1942 he was appointed Adjutant of the Royal Marine School of Signalling.
      In 1944 he landed in France at Arromanches with a Naval Wireless Station Unit, and later served as a Signals Officer in the 5th Royal Marine A.A. Brigade at Ostend. He returned to the United Kingdom in 1945 and was demobilised with the rank of Lieutenant.
      He holds the 1939/45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 1939/45.

      His good friend at Coutts, Arthur Dunstan Beverley Harré, who was Martin's godfather, was killed on 27.10.1942 in the Battle of Egypt. He had gained a Military Cross for his gallantry in Belgium, before Dunkirk. Lieutenant, Royal Armoured Corps.