Albert Edward Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Edward Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who “in the early months of the war the reports of the German atrocities in Belgium made such an impression on him that he felt it his duty to offer his services to do something, at allContinue reading “Albert Edward Anstey World War One Hero”

John Saunders Anstey Crimean War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Saunders Anstey of the Devonport Ansteys, who fought in the Crimean War in the Battle of Alma in September 1854; the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854; and the Siege of Sevastopol in Winter 1854. Then in India he took part in theContinue reading “John Saunders Anstey Crimean War Hero”

Harold Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Harold Anstey of the St Gluvias Ansteys, who joined the Royal Navy on his eighteenth birthday and remained there throughout his career, serving in both world wars as first an Able Seaman, then a Gunner, and finally a Lieutenant. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “Harold Anstey World War One Hero”

William Henry Anstey (b 1879) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Henry Anstey of the St Gluvias Ansteys, who signed up for service with the Army Service Corps in 1915 and remained in France throughout the rest of the conflict. After the war was over he signed up for another year to participate inContinue reading “William Henry Anstey (b 1879) World War One Hero”

Alfred Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Anstey of the St Gluvias Ansteys, who emigrated to South Africa in 1902 then during World War One spent twelve months with the ‘Rand Light Infantry’ in German South West Africa; sixteen months with the ‘9th South African Infantry’ in German East Africa;Continue reading “Alfred Anstey World War One Hero”

William John Anstey World War One POW

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who was (working?) in Germany at the outbreak of war in August 1914, and so was rounded up by the Germans along with a few thousand other British civilians there at the time, and spent the entireContinue reading “William John Anstey World War One POW”

John William Anstee (b 1895) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for service right at the outset of war, was discharged on medical grounds after a few months, but then signed up again in 1916 and served as a Sapper with the Royal Engineers forContinue reading “John William Anstee (b 1895) World War One Hero”

Edward John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Edward John Anstey of the St Luke, Holburn Ansteys, who was so keen to join the war effort that he volunteered aged only 16, misstating his age as 18 to officers, and was posted to the 5th Battalion Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own) asContinue reading “Edward John Anstey World War One Hero”

Reginald John Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Reginald John Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who fought in the Second Boer War with the 1st Volunteer Battalion (1st Rifle Volunteers) Devonshire Regiment as a Private, then on returning to England he became a policeman for 27 years. Anybody who has information theyContinue reading “Reginald John Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Elsie Winifred Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Elsie Winifred Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who decided to help the war effort by joining first the Women’s Legion and then later in 1917 the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, with whom she worked at Crookham as part of the Q. M. A. A.Continue reading “Elsie Winifred Anstey World War One Hero”