George William Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George William Anstey of the Filleigh Ansteys, who was an Acting Corporal with the Royal Engineers (Service Numbers: 213723 and WR/553322); in the 1918 Electoral Register he was an “absent voter on active military service” registered at Filleigh Mills – ditto 1919; and for his services he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.

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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