Charles Rich Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Rich Anstey, also known as Charles Richard Anstey, of the Washfield Ansteys, who joined the ‘Post Office Rifles’ as a Rifleman, serving with them in France in 1917 and likely being wounded during the Capture of Wurst Farm on 20 September 1917, part of the Third Battle of Ypres.

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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