Born: 1917.

Died: 13th June 1940; age: 22; missing presumed drowned, at sea off St. Valery en Cause, France.

Residence: 12, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.

Rank: 4th Engineer Officer.

Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S. Train, Ferry No. 2 (London). 145207.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 109.

Tower Hill Memorial,



Father: Cyril Catchpole, born November 1884, Ipswich.

Mother: Frances Josephina Catchpole (nee Sutcliffe), born November 1893, Clapham, London.


Douglas attended Ipswich School.


Probate to Cyril Catchpole – Company Director.


Douglas is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

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