Ernest Gilbert Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ernest Gilbert Anstee of the Barnet Anstees, who trained in 1916 as an Air Mechanic 3rd Class (and later 2nd Class) with the Royal Navy, then in September 1917 he was transferred to the Royal Naval Air Service as an “Airship rigger“, then he was further transferred into the Royal Air Force in 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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