John Cattanach

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: South Molton, Devon
  • Service no: 205393
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Devonshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 4

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Perth
  • Address: St Helens Lodge, Perth Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    P. H. Cattanach “St Helens” Perth Rd, Dundee

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More about John Cattanach

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. His brother was Pte James Cattanach, M2/201922, 784th M.T. Company Royal Army Service Corps who died 18.03.1917. Both are remembered on the Invergowrie & Longforgan War Memorial.

John Cattanach   205393   Royal North Devon Hussars

CATTANACH___Posted wounded and missing on 9th May 1917, now officially presumed died on that day, Trooper John Cattanach, 1st Royal North Devon Hussars, attached 1st Devons, third son of P. H. Cattanach and the late Mrs Cattanach, St Helen’s Lodge, Perth Road, Dundee.  “Loved by all.”

Dundee People’s Journal 9th April 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson. Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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