John Edward Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Edward Anstee of the Swanbourne Ansteys, who enlisted with the Royal Marines in 1901 and was still with the Chatham Division at the outbreak of war – serving on the ‘Pembroke Gunboat‘ from February 1915 to July 1915.

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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