It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Campbell Catto passed away on the morning of 4th February 2022.

Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Catto Campbell

Campbell joined the Club in 1948 as a Juvenile, gaining his Bronze Medallion, SLSAA No. 29030 on 24th December 1950 with the Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC. Along with Campbell, the Bronze Medallion squad included Brian Vince, Peter Atherden and Lynton Merifield.

March Past Team – Australian Jubilee Surf Championships, Scarborough 1951.

Back: Reg Trigg, Don Ogier, Bill Wales, Syd Rowe, Brian Vince, Campbell Catto.

Front: Bernie Kelly, Colin Weir, Joe Martin, Fred Thorne, Laurie Hopewell, Jim Seabrook.

(Campbell is standing, back row, right hand side)


Cambell was a member of the Junior Rescue and Resuscitation team that won the State Championship in 1951/52.

Back Row (Left to Right): Campbell Catto, Lynton Merifield, John Manuel, Peter Atherden, Brian Weir

Front Row (Left to Right): Phil Hopewell, Coach Aubrey (Joe) Martin, Phil Nicholson.