Charles Edward Anstie World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Edward Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties, who signed up for service with the 72nd Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force very early in the war and then in the trenches of the Somme in November 1916 received a “serious gunshot wound toContinue reading “Charles Edward Anstie World War One Hero”

Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frank Albert Anstie of the London, Ontario Ansties, who enlisted with the 7th Canadian Mounted Rifles early in the war then later embarked for France with the 4th Divisional Train of the CASC, before being “granted special leave to return to Canada on CompassionateContinue reading “Frank Albert Anstie World War One Hero”

John William Anstee (b 1897) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John William Anstee of the Toddington Anstees, who emigrated to Canada to become a rancher and then during the war served back in England with the 1st Draft 230th OS Battalion of the Canadian Forestry Corps. Anybody who has information they would like toContinue reading “John William Anstee (b 1897) World War One Hero”

George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of George Anstee of the Doynton Anstees, who signed up for part time service with the Army in 1905 and then at the outbreak of war signed up for active service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, serving in France with the Royal Canadian Dragoons.Continue reading “George Anstee (b 1880) World War One Hero”

Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Roy Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who emigrated to Canada in c1910 and then served with the 49th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France, being “blown up in April 1917” (but surviving) during the Battle of Arras. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Alfred Roy Anstee World War One Hero”

Thomas Cornelius Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas Cornelius Anstee of the Potsgrove Anstees, who emigrated to Canada and was bizarrely called up twice for service – firstly voluntarily with the 218th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and secondly under the Military Service Act 1917 with the 1st Depot Battalion andContinue reading “Thomas Cornelius Anstee World War One Hero”

Archibald Kirby Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography Archibald Kirby Anstey of the Garnish, Fortune Bay Ansteys, who signed up for service right at the outset of war with the ‘No 1 Stationary Hospital‘ Canadian Army Medical Corps and served in Canada, England, France, Gallipoli and Salonika – contracting serious bouts of dysenteryContinue reading “Archibald Kirby Anstey World War One Hero”

William Charles Annesty World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of William Charles Annesty of the Garnish, Fortune Bay Ansteys, who signed up for active service in North Sydney in 1915 with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, then a few months later during the Actions of St Eloi Craters just south of Ypres he “was knockedContinue reading “William Charles Annesty World War One Hero”

Leonard Annesty World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Leonard Annesty of the Garnish, Fortune Bay Ansteys, who was drafted up for active service in Canada under the Military Services Act 1917 and was posted to the 6 MD 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment as a Private. Anybody who has informationContinue reading “Leonard Annesty World War One Hero”

Garnish, Fortune Bay Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Garnish, Fortune Bay Ansteys, who are very likely connected to the Twillingate Ansteys of Newfoundland, Canada, We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Garnish, Fortune Bay Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclination and expertise, pleaseContinue reading “Garnish, Fortune Bay Anstey Page Commenced”