Albert Francis Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Francis Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who enlisted for service just over a year after the commencement of war, serving with the Army Service Corps as a Private (Mechanical Transport – Service Number: DM2/137663), and later transferred to the 1/5th Royal Warwickshire RegimentContinue reading “Albert Francis Anstey World War One Hero”

John Anstey (b 1869) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the outset of war and was posted to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, serving in France from February 1915 until the end of the conflict. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “John Anstey (b 1869) World War One Hero”

Arthur Anstee (b 1883) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Arthur Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys, who served with the South Wales Borderers as a Private (Service Number: 33226) and then the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 243492). Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, orContinue reading “Arthur Anstee (b 1883) World War One Hero”

George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Henry Anstee of the Chewton Mendip Ansteys who, according to his own words in late 1899 and early 1900, “had three months at the front [in South Africa]. I have fought in three battles and have joined in one bayonet charge and thankContinue reading “George Henry Anstee Second Boer War Hero”

Peter Herman Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Peter Herman Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who signed up with the Royal Navy for twelve years in 1902 and then continued to serve throughout the Great War “taking part in many naval actions off the coast of Belgium and also saw severe fightingContinue reading “Peter Herman Anstey World War One Hero”

John Joseph Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Joseph Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who was “embodied” with the 1st and/or 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment from 3 January 1900 to 3 August 1901, thus serving in the Second Boer War in South Africa and being “paid a £5 War GratuityContinue reading “John Joseph Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Richard Anstey (b 1889) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Richard Anstey of the St Luke Holburn Ansteys, who served throughout the conflict with the 1st Battalion of the West Riding Regiment in India and Mesopotamia, contracting typhoid and malaria “due to the climactic conditions” whilst in India. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Richard Anstey (b 1889) World War One Hero”

Henry Anstey (b 1897) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Henry Anstey, known as Harry, of the St Luke, Holburn Ansteys, who signed up for service in February 1915 and was posted to the 153rd Field Company of the Royal Engineers as a Driver, with whom he remained throughout the conflict, serving in FranceContinue reading “Henry Anstey (b 1897) World War One Hero”

Brixton, Devon Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Brixton Ansteys of Devon, an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch which thus does not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Brixton Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination andContinue reading “Brixton, Devon Anstey Page Commenced”

John Frank Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Frank Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for service fairly early in the war, was posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner, and was wounded in 1918, just before the end of the conflict. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “John Frank Anstey World War One Hero”