Sylvia Cattley

Born ?.9. 1918 at . Certificate
Full Name Sylvia Norah Cattley  
Father Patrick Cattley Mother Nina Cattley (ms Basmanoff)
Christened . . at .
Married .   to Eric Wiltshire at   Certificate
Died ?.6. 1997 at . . Certificate

Sylvia Cattley was born in 1918. In 1920, she travelled on the liner 'Empress of Japan' with her family to Harbin, China, where her father was employed. At the age of about 4 she contracted Polio, and as a result had to wear leg irons for the rest of her life.

The Cattley family on route to Harbin, China, 1920. Peter & Sylvia on 'Empress of Japan', 1920. Sylvia in Harbin, 1922. Sylvia, Peter & Daisy Cattley, Harbin, 1922.

Sources: [1]Family records;

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