1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

James Catto

Contributed by: Allan Catto, on 2008-11-12

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Rank
First Name James
Surname Catto
Year of Birth 1888
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment Seaforth Highlanders
Place of Wartime Residence Elgin, Moray

James's Story

My Grandfather joined the Seaforth Highlanders in 1905 and was later attached to the 2nd Kings African Rifles where he served in German East Africa. I believe he cotracted Yellow fever and died there ( date not known ), but I do know he is buried at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Four of his brothers also served in the Seaforths two of whom were killed.

I have no memory of my Grandfather as he died in East Africa.

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