Edwin Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Edwin Anstey, sometimes known as Edmund, of the St Gluvias Ansteys, who volunteered for service in July 1915 with the Duke Of Cornwall’s Light Infantry (Chiseldon Cornwall Pioneers) 10th Service Battalion (Service Number: 22889) but was discharged less than a year later on 6Continue reading “Edwin Anstey World War One 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”

Silver Bow Montana Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Silver Bow, Montana Ansteys of America, a sub-branch of the St Gluvias Ansteys of Cornwall, an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch, headed by Alfred George Anstey (b 1864 Kenwyn). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the SilverContinue reading “Silver Bow Montana Anstey Page Commenced”

Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Winfred Ethel Anstey of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was born in New Zealand and served as a Nurse on various Hospital Ships during the war. She also managed to survive after a ship that she was on was hit by a German torpedo inContinue reading “Winifred Ethel Anstey World War One Hero”

Rex Perce Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Rex Perce Anstey, a member of the Newtown, New South Wales Ansteys of Australia, who signed up for active service at Victoria Barracks in Sydney in early 1916 and was assigned to the Australian Army Pay Corps (A. A. P. C.). Anybody whoContinue reading “Rex Perce Anstey World War One Hero”

Newtown, NSW Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Newtown, NSW Ansteys of New South Wales in Australia, a sub-branch of the St Gluvias Ansteys (an ‘Anstey evolved from Anstis‘ sub-branch). We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Newtown, NSW Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody withContinue reading “Newtown, NSW Anstey Page Commenced”

John Percy Morris Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of John Percy Morris Anstey, a member of the Tywardreath Ansteys, who was killed in action in August 1916 whilst defending positions near Bois Grenier, Northern France during the First Battle of the Somme. Anybody who has information they would like to add to thisContinue reading “John Percy Morris Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles Raby Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Raby Anstey, an Australian member of the Tywardreath Ansteys of Cornwall, who died in 1916 on the Western Front in Northern France after being wounded in action following a “trench raid” on the German front line. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Charles Raby Anstey World War One Hero”