Joseph W. Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Joseph W. Anstey of the Little Bay, Twillingate Ansteys, who performed a remarkable act of heroism in saving some of the crew of the ship ‘SS Lord Charlemont‘ after it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat in April 1918.

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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