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”

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”

Alfred George Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred George Anstee of the Christchurch, Monmouthshire Anstees, who signed up for active service right at the outbreak of war and by September 1914 had already joined the British Expeditionary Forces in France. He served in France throughout the conflict, ending up with theContinue reading “Alfred George Anstee World War One Hero”

Stanley Frank Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Stanley Frank Anstey of the Batheaston Ansteys, who enlisted fairly early in the war with the Somerset Light Infantry, entering the battlefields of France in October 1916 – he was later transferred to the Labour Corps 593rd Company as a Private. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Stanley Frank Anstey World War One Hero”

Herbert George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Herbert George Anstey of the Doynton Ansteys, who signed up for active service very early in the conflict, joining the 18th Battalion Corps of Hussars and fighting in France in 1915, rising to the rank of Corporal with the 18th Hussars by 1917. AnybodyContinue reading “Herbert George Anstey World War One Hero”

Robert Anstee World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Robert Anstee of the Doynton Ansteys, who was already serving with the 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment at the outbreak of war and was awarded the 1915 Star, as well as the Victory and British War medals, for his service during the conflict. Anybody whoContinue reading “Robert Anstee World War One Hero”