Born: 1877, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Died: 13th October 1915; age 39; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 12051; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Panel 37 & 38.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late James Catton, of Bury St. Edmunds; husband of Edith Mary Catton, of 65, Chevalier Street, Ipswich.
1881 2, Mill Yard, Mill Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Charles was 4 years old and living with his parents, siblings & paternal grandmother.
James Catton, 28, a Tin Man, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Jane Catton (nee Tillett, 28, born Bury St. Edmunds.
Emma Catton, 4, born Bury St. Edmunds.
John Catton, 2 months, born Bury St Edmunds.
1891 ‘Mount Edgcumbe’ Industrial School for Boys, River Tamar, Saltash, Cornwall.
Charles was 14 years old, an Inmate – School – Seamanship on the industrial training ship.
1911 Depot Suffolk Regiment, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Charles was 34 years old, married and a Soldier ranked Sergeant in the Suffolk Regiment.
In 1911, Charles’s wife & daughters were also living at Depot Suffolk Regiment, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Marjorie, 5, deaf & dumb from 2 years old.
Charles’s mother, Jane Catton, died 1886, Bury St. Edmunds.
In 1904, Rochford, Essex, Charles married Edith Mary Jenkins, born 1873, Woodham Mortimer, Essex. They had 2 daughters:
Marjorie Helen Catton, born 1906, Madras, India.
Mabel Agnes Catton, born 1909, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.