Frank Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who emigrated to South Africa post-1891, enrolled with the South African Army in 1901 and was posted to the 3rd Battalion ‘D’ Company, Railway Pioneer Regiment, fighting in the Second Boer War. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Frank Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

John William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstey of the Shoreditch Ansteys, who signed up for active service very early in the war with the 9th Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment and fought in the ‘Battle of Sari Bair’ at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey in August 1915 (amongst other battles). AnybodyContinue reading “John William Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick William Anstey of the Shoreditch Ansteys, who signed up for active service right at the beginning the war and was posted as a ‘Driver’ with the Royal Engineers, serving in Gallipoli, Turkey. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “Frederick William Anstey World War One Hero”

Shoreditch Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Shoreditch Ansteys, a sub-branch of the Crediton Ansteys (evolved from ‘Anstis’). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Shoreditch Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, please contact us at research@theansteystory.com. Gary

Percy William Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Percy William Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who enlisted with the Royal Navy on 16 April 1917, aged 17, and served with the Royal Marine Light Infantry, Portsmouth Division. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography please contact us at research@theansteystory.com.Continue reading “Percy William Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick Charles Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick Charles Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who enlisted for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force in 1915 and served in Salonika for much of the war with the ‘No 4 General Hospital’ Unit of the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Anybody whoContinue reading “Frederick Charles Anstey World War One Hero”

Stanley Leonard Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Stanley Leonard Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who served with the Army Service Corps, 2nd Horse Transport Depot, as well as a stint in Russia with the ‘1152 Horse Transport Company’. Anybody who has information they would like to add to this biography, pleaseContinue reading “Stanley Leonard Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick Charles Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick Charles Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who served as a Private with both the 2nd and 3rd Battalions of the (Princess Charlotte of Wales) Royal Berkshire Regiment on the Western Front in France. He probably took part in operations to follow the Germans inContinue reading “Frederick Charles Anstey World War One Hero”

William Philip Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the pre-World War One Conflicts and the World War One Rolls of Honour a biography of William Philip Anstey of the Exminster Ansteys, who fought with the Devonshire Regiment in the Second Boer War (Battle of Belfast amongst others) and with the 14th Canadian Battalion in World War One (the Battle of St JulienContinue reading “William Philip Anstey Second Boer War and World War One Hero”

Waukesha, Wisconsin Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Waukesha, Wisconsin Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the Witheridge Ansteys (part of the Chulmleigh Ansteys) and thus an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, originally part of the ‘Anstis’ family, which does not connect to the wider Anstey pedigree descendent from Hubert de Anstey. We are actively on the lookout for anybody whoContinue reading “Waukesha, Wisconsin Anstey Page Commenced”