The Parish of Cranford St Dunstan with Holy Angels

 Tony Hancock


This memorial stone is in the churchyard of
St. Dunstan's Church.

In Memory of
Tony Hancock
Born 12 May 1924
Died 25 June 1968
And His Mother
Lucie Lilian
Born 4 September 1890
Died 8 November 1969

Born in Birmingham on 12th May 1924.
First Radio Broadcast in 1941.
In World War II he did service with the Royal Air Force from 1942.
Worked with ENSA.
After the War he was a comedian in the Windmill Theatre.
1950 - Appeared in "Variety Bandbox" on the Radio.
1951 - Appeared in "Educating Archie" on the Radio.
1954 - 1960 - "Hancock's Half Hour" - 57 episodes.
New series called "Hancock" - 6 episodes including "The Blood Donor"
Died in Australia on 25th June 1968.