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”

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”

Reginald Frederick Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Reginald Frederick Anstey of the Dowland Ansteys, who was seriously wounded in battle (we are currently unable to ascertain which one) at some point in late 1918, fighting with the 15th Battalion of the Gloucester Regiment, dying from his injuries in December 1918 in hospital. AnybodyContinue reading “Reginald Frederick Anstey World War One Hero”

Albert John Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Albert John Anstey of the Dowland Ansteys, who fought with the 13th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery alongside the British Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front in France in 1917 and 1918. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Albert John Anstey World War One Hero”

Dowland Anstey Page Commenced

We have begun to map the pedigree of the Dowland Ansteys, a sub-branch of the Iddesleigh Ansteys, themselves a sub-branch of the Tiverton Ansteys, hence they form part of the South West Peninsula Anstey pedigree. We are actively on the lookout for anybody who is willing to add their specialist knowledge of the Dowland Ansteys to this Anstey story project. Anybody with such inclinationContinue reading “Dowland Anstey Page Commenced”

Bertie Stone Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Bertie Stone Anstey of the Bradninch Ansteys, who served as a Private with the Mechanical Transport section of the Army Service Corps (Service Number: M2/167535). Unfortunately we have absolutely no details of his war story apart from the fact that for his services heContinue reading “Bertie Stone 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”