Gunner, Royal Artillery
540 Coast Regt.
Service number: 1601486
Died 10 Jul 1943
Buried Willesden Jewish Cemetery, United Kingdom
DEEPLY MOURNED BY HIS HEART BROKEN PARENTS, BROTHER, SISTER, RELATIVES AND FRIENDS
GONE FROM OUR MIDST BUT NOT FROM OUR THOUGHTS
MAY HIS DEAR SOUL REST IN PEACE’
Anthony was born on 20 June 1920 in Hackney, London to Polish born Louis and London born Connie nee Breskal and he had an older brother Harold and a younger sister Lorna. Louis was a manufacturing furrier with a premises in the Barbican, London and both Harold and Anthony worked in the business as apprentices. Anthony was a member of the 61st Hackney Jewish Boy Scouts and was a member of the Isidor Spiro Lodge where he enjoyed sporting activities.
He enlisted into the Army in 1940 and reports were that both his work and character were good. Anthony sadly died tragically as a result of an accident. The inquest details can be found in the gallery below.