John Percy Morris Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Percy Morris Anstey, a member of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was killed in action in August 1916 whilst defending positions near Bois Grenier, Northern France during the First Battle of the Somme.

Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, please contact us at

Anybody who has researched their Anstey ancestors’ wartime heroics and wishes for their findings to be uploaded to the Anstey story project website, feel free to contact us.


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