John William Anstee (b 1890) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who signed up for service in 1915 and served on the Western Front with the ‘2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment’ until being captured and taken Prisoner of War by the Germans in March 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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