Dr John Cattanach

Dr John Cattanach


Inducted in 2002

Cattanach was one of the outstanding shinty players of his time. He scored eight goals in an 11 - 3 victory for Newtonmore over Furnace in the Camanachd Cup Final of 1909, a record which stands to this day. Cattanach was also capped for his country at hockey and athletics. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in medicine in 1912. Cattanach served in the Royal Army Medical Corps, Warwickshire Regiment, becoming a Lieutenant in 1914. He died in 1915 during the First World War (1914 - 1918).

  • Eight goals in the Camanachd Cup Final, 1909
  • Scottish athletics cap versus Ireland, 1911
  • Scottish hockey cap versus Wales, 1912


Image from Dr Hugh Dan McLennan

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