Catto Archibald Inch 2/Lt 90380

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Name Catto Archibald Inch
Army number 90380
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth 15-Mar-05
Unit Commissioned in The Durham Light Infantry as a 2/Lt in the 9th Bn DLI 21/6/1939, embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 12th Bn DLI 1/9/1939. Posted 70th Brigade HQ 1/9/1939. Sick at home 4/9/1939. Attended Divisional Course 24/11/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 20/12/1939. Posted 1st TS 1/2/1940. Not included on Battalion Officers' Return 4/5/1940. Relinquished Commission on ill-health grounds 27/11/1940.
Company/Battery Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Brigade Intelligence Officer. 12th DLI Messing Officer until 6/11/1939.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions Lt
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 23-Jul-87
Home address Rubber planter - Dunlop Malaya - up to 1930. Sales Engineer F Turnbull & Co 1930-1936. Managing Director A I Catto Ltd - Mine Products. Held several patents for Mining Equipment. Custom House Chambers, Quayside, Newcastle. 2 Osborne Terrace, Newcastle. Hon Sec Tyneside Scottish Committee 1947.
Source table 1TS