PRIVATE ANTHONY CINAGLIA was born in 1925, the son of Luigi and Francesca Cinaglia. During the late 1920s and much of the 1930s, the Cinaglia family lived at 702 South 2nd Street, near Line Street, in Camden, where Luigi Cinaglia had also operated a tavern. They moved to 1102 South 4th Street in the mid 1930s. His family was associated with the bar there through at least 1964.
Prior to entering the Army in August of 1943, Anthony Cinaglia was employed at the Camden Summer Clothing Company. He landed in France on D-Day, and was killed in action on December 7, 1944. He was survived by his parents, a brother, Bruno, who was serving with the Army in the ETO, another brother, Peter, and a sister, Olga, who was a WAAC, and another sister, Celia.
After the war, Anthony Cinaglia's remains were brought home to Camden NJ. He was buried at New Camden Cemetery in Camden NJ on January 13, 1949. He rests today with his parents, brothers, and sisters.
Cotton Club - 1100-04 South 4th Street, Camden NJ
Photographed December 24, 2002
Anthony Cinaglia and his family lived in the home at 1102 South 4th Street. It was later converted into a night club, known at different times as the Phase 2, Pauline's, and the Cotton Club.
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