CHEETHAM, Anthony

Known as: 
Tony
Rank: 
Signalman
Unit / Base: 
'Layforce'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Corps of Signals
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2578821
P.O.W. number: 
11235
Born: 
Tuesday, March 9, 1920
Birthplace: 
Acton, Middlesex
Signalman Anthony Cheetham was attached to Layforce from the 6th Cavalry Brigade Signals. He was reported missing in Crete 2 June 1941 later found to be a prisoner of war. 
Post war member of the Commando Association residing Hilton, Natal, South Africa.
 
Sources
Commando Association newsletter 75 (1982) and Obituaries in newsletter 101 (1995).
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/29 and WO417/31.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1 (Stalag 4A) and WO392/11 (Stalag 4G).
German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/64/55 (Stalag 3D).
 

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