William Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Arthur Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who signed up for service with the Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry Territorial Force in November 1915 and ended the war as a Signaller with the 62nd Battalion Machine Gun Corps in Rhine, Germany. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “William Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

John Milum Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Milum Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who entered the ‘France’ Theatre of War on 15 March 1916 as a volunteer for the Young Men’s Christian Association attached to the British Army. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “John Milum Anstey World War One Hero”

John Joseph Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Joseph Anstey of the Kennford Ansteys, who served with the the Royal Army Medical Corps Territorial Force, as well as the Middlesex Regiment (Service Number: 33557), the Labour Corps (Service Number: 616139), and likely the East Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion D Company (ServiceContinue reading “John Joseph Anstey World War One Hero”

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”

Abraham Clayton Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Abraham Clayton Anstey of the Castle Cary Ansteys, who enlisted for active service on 2 December 1915 and was posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service Number: 205978), serving abroad at some point and being “wounded in action“. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Abraham Clayton Anstey 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”