Albert Anstey First Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Anstey of the Tarrant Keyneston Anstys, who joined the Royal Navy as a ‘Stoker 2nd Class’ in 1870, and was serving on the ship ‘Bacchante‘ (alongside two of Queen Victoria’s grandchildren) when it was was “briefly of assistance in the First Boer War“.

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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