James Cathro

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: PO/1446/S
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Royal Marine Battalion, R.N.Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 35 Guthrie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Fordyce Smith Cathro, 35 Guthrie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Cathro, 35 Guthrie St, Dundee

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More about James Cathro

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

James Cathro   PO/1446/S   Royal Marine Light Infantry

CATHROReported missing on the 28th April 1917, now assumed killed in action on that date, Private James Cathro, R.M.L.I., aged 20 years, eldest surviving son of William Cathro, 35 Guthrie Street, Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 29th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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