Thomas John Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas John Anstey, confusingly also known as John Thomas Anstey, of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who was called up for service mid-way though the final year of the conflict, joining the Royal Marine Artillery, part of the Royal Navy, as a Private (Service Number: RMA/3433).Continue reading “Thomas John Anstey (b 1893) World War One Hero”

Albert Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert Arthur Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who served with the Queen’s Regiment as a Private (Service Number: 16771); the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 112100); and the Royal West Kent Regiment as a Private (Service Number: G/32312) – though we haveContinue reading “Albert Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

Francis Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Francis Henry Anstey, known as Frank, of the Bradninch Ansteys, who joined the Royal Naval Air Service (Service Number: F49190) in the final year of the conflict, then on 1 April 1918, whilst working at Crystal Palace, he was transferred to the newlyContinue reading “Francis Henry 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”

Ernest John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Ernest John Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in May 1915 and was eventually posted to the 621 Agricultural Company of the Labour Corps after serving in the 46th Battalion Training Reserve. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Ernest John Anstey World War One Hero”

Thomas John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Thomas John Anstey of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, who signed up for active service in December 1915 and served from December 1916 in France with the Machine Gun Corps (first ’63 Company’ and later 37 Battalion) throughout the rest of the conflict. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Thomas John Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Arthur Anstey of the Bradninch Ansteys, who volunteered for active service right at the outset of war, fighting in the Battle of Messines in June 1917 and then during skirmishes leading up to the Third Battle of Ypres, he suffered a gunshot woundContinue reading “Charles Arthur Anstey World War One 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”

Richard Anstey (b 1889) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Richard Anstey of the St Luke Holburn Ansteys, who served throughout the conflict with the 1st Battalion of the West Riding Regiment in India and Mesopotamia, contracting typhoid and malaria “due to the climactic conditions” whilst in India. Anybody who has information they wouldContinue reading “Richard Anstey (b 1889) World War One Hero”