Anthony Craig

Corporal, N.T.T.C.
Service number 1208413
Died 4 Dec 1944
Buried Madras War Cemetery, Chennai
Age 29


Tony was born on 19 July 1915 in Mile End Old Town, London to Polish born parents Louis and Annie nee Safir. He was named Tovyer/Tobias Cohen at birth and legally changed his name to Anthony Craig in 1942. He was the youngest of eight children and their father Louis worked as a Master costume tailor. In 1921 the family lived at 1 Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road in London.

In 1939, Tony lived at 5 Dobree Avenue, Willesden and was working as a salesman. He married Sylvia Cooper at Cricklewood Synagogue in 1942.

It is thought by his family that Tony died of dysentery.

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Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.
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Obituary in the Jewish Chronicle