Alfred Leslie Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Leslie Anstey of the Back Harbour, Twillingate Ansteys of Newfoundland, Canada, who signed up for active service at St John’s with the 1st Newfoundland Regiment in 1916 and was gassed and suffered shell wounds on the front line in 1918, amongst other things.

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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